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Sci-tech Truly rare Super Blue Blood Moon Wednesday
Author: 0 Truly rare Super Blue Blood Moon Wednesday

The super blue blood moon will be visible on January 31 . Totally eclipsed moons are called blood moons because they tend take on a reddish hue due to how Earth's atmosphere scatters blue light, but allows red wavelengths to pass through.

Sci-tech Facebook Improves Their Efforts On Live Video Game Streaming
Author: 0 Facebook Improves Their Efforts On Live Video Game Streaming

Facebook believes that with its wealth of platforms it can better help creators be seen by those that might enjoy their content. Ahead of the weekend, Facebook took the next step in its process of muscling in on Twitch and 'Tube territory with the launch of the Gaming Creator Pilot Program , a streamer-dedicated initiative focused on "helping gaming creators build more meaningful and more engaged communities on Facebook than anywhere else".

Sci-tech Facebook announces further News Feed changes
Author: 0 Facebook announces further News Feed changes

Have you noticed changes on your Facebook News Feed? On Monday, company founder Mark Zuckerberg said that it's next update will "promote news from local sources". The update is the latest in a series of changes that Facebook is making to ensure that the network is "good for your well-being and for society", not to mention palatable for investors.

Author: 0 Many moons to see in the sky or online

She also informed, the term " blue moon " does mean that the moon acquires blue colour but it is an event that occurs "once in a while" with the moon . To top it all off, the same night is also when the first ever full lunar eclipse for 2018 occurs. A lunar eclipse is scheduled to take place Tuesday Jan 30 into Wednesday Jan 31.

Author: 0 A Few Positives and Negatives for NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

The stock decreased 2.03% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $62.85. About 7.06 million shares traded. According to NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA ) most recent 13F filing, the company has 138 new institutional holders - accounting for 2.51 million shares of its common stock.

Author: 0 Emerson Electric (EMR) Receives Media Impact Score of 0.19

Aviva Plc decreased its stake in Emerson Elec Co ( EMR ) by 4.32% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Monday, October 9 report. Parallel Advisors LLC grew its position in Emerson Electric by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Cap City Tru Company Fl stated it has 0.37% in Emerson Electric Co.

Sci-tech Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition arriving February 9th
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition arriving February 9th

It's going to be interesting to see how this one pans out, because the base game is pretty big and it seems like it would be a big task to even release a simplified version of it for mobile devices. This pocket edition of the game obviously features a much less detailed character design and is nowhere almost as attractive as the console version, but it is not just some sort of a watered down version of the game and features the familiar gameplay and battle style.

Sci-tech Humble Ubisoft sale live Assassin's Creed Origins, Ghost Recon and more
Author: 0 Humble Ubisoft sale live Assassin's Creed Origins, Ghost Recon and more

New Game + mode is indeed the need of the hour for Assassin's Creed Origins . For the time being, information remains scarce, although " domvgt " reassured the community that more details will be revealed soon. As for the free stuff, a new quest and new Heka chest goods have been added to the game recently. A "Nightmare" difficulty mode was also released. At the time, Ubisoft said that it was now a feature that was being investigated, but the more recent announcement means that those ...

Author: 0 Look up at the super blue blood full moon on January 31

There will be a super blue blood moon on Wednesday and a total lunar eclipse , events that by themselves are not uncommon but combined they make for a spectacular night for skywatchers in Western Canada. "The use of telescopes and binoculars, however, will help to see more clearly". Tickets for the event cost Dh10 for kids, Dh20 for adults and Dh30 for a family of four members.

Sci-tech Swara Bhasker Slams Sanjay Leela Bhansali For Glorifying Jauhar (Self-Immolation) In 'Padmaavat'
Author: 0 Swara Bhasker Slams Sanjay Leela Bhansali For Glorifying Jauhar (Self-Immolation) In 'Padmaavat'

Her letter ends with the final dart that the disclaimer played at the beginning of the film condemning the acts of sati and jauhar means nothing because it was followed by glorification of Rajputs in the movie. We certainly do not need to glorify them. "There is life outside the vagina , and so there can be life after rape", she wrote. She said the climax, which shows women marching towards death, "seduced the audience into being awestruck and admiring of this act".

Sci-tech Microsoft Issues Windows Out-of-Band Update That Disables Spectre Mitigations
Author: 0 Microsoft Issues Windows Out-of-Band Update That Disables Spectre Mitigations

Microsoft's KB4078130 update is being pushed to disable Intel's mitigation against Spectre (CVE-2017-5715), and the firm says that it stops the reboot issue. Links to the registry setting instructions can be found on Microsoft's support page. Microsoft points out that as of January 25, no known exploits based on Variant 2 (Spectre) have been used against customers.

Sci-tech Xiaomi Mi Box 4c with 4K HDR support debuts in China
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Box 4c with 4K HDR support debuts in China

Designed in a small square-shaped design, the Mi Box 4 measures 145 grams with 1.6cm thickness. Along with the Mi Box 4, the company also launched an affordable Mi Box 4C . Under the Mi Box 4's hood is a 1.5GHz Amlogic 64-bit quad-core SoC paired with Mali-450 GPU. Both these devices come with 8GB internal storage and support the 802.11 b/g/n, 2.4GHz Wi-Fi.

Sci-tech Huge controversy erupts over rocket launch
Author: 0 Huge controversy erupts over rocket launch

Intentionally bright long-term space graffiti. "Thanks a lot @RocketLab", California Institute of Technology astronomer Mike Brown wrote on Twitter. "Transmissions from these satellites ruin an increasingly large fraction of our observations every year and make some areas of the sky perpetually inaccessible to our telescopes", Petroff said.

Sci-tech Xiaomi Mi 7 Will Not Launch At MWC 2018
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 7 Will Not Launch At MWC 2018

While the tipster didn't reveal much information of the device, GizmoChina reports that the tipster asked the readers to guess which of the devices will be the first to feature Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 845 mobile chipset. The original Mi MIX was launch back in 2016 with its lovely bezel-less design, well before the Galaxy S8 or iPhone X . The bottom portion looks slim because of the reallocation of the front camera towards the top.

Author: 0 Diversified Portfolios Inc. Takes $300000 Position in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT)

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $88.22, down from yesterday's close by -0.07%. About 18.65M shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) has risen 34.52% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. Nokota Mngmt Lp holds 747,830 shares. Corecommodity Mngmt Lc accumulated 36,946 shares. Connecticut-based Ellington Mgmt Gp Ltd Liability has invested 0.08% in Noble Energy, Inc.

Sci-tech Finnish President on Track for Second Term in Historic Vote
Author: 0 Finnish President on Track for Second Term in Historic Vote

Mr Niinisto, 69, a former finance minister and parliament speaker, has been a highly popular president since he took office in 2012. With half of the total ballots counted, Finnish incumbent president Sauli Niinisto was projected to win in the first round of presidential election.

Sci-tech SpaceX confirms Falcon Heavy rocket launch for February 6
Author: 0 SpaceX confirms Falcon Heavy rocket launch for February 6

SpaceX will attempt the first launch of its new giant rocket, the Falcon Heavy, on February 6, the company's CEO Elon Musk said Saturday (Jan. 27). The payload for the Heavy's first flight will be Elon Musk's personal Tesla Roadster sports vehicle that will be mounted in the rocket's nose cone.

Sci-tech Bad news for Alonso and United Autosports at Daytona
Author: 0 Bad news for Alonso and United Autosports at Daytona

He played coy on whether he would qualify for the auto or start the race — it was Brown who confirmed Alonso will qualify the vehicle — and openly laughed when asked Thursday whether he was nervous about being woken up in the middle of the night and asked to perform regarding his upcoming stint during the overnight hours of a race.

Sci-tech NASA's next Mars Lander is good to go for May launch
Author: 0 NASA's next Mars Lander is good to go for May launch

With the tests successfully completed, the panels have been folded back up, and they will remain stored until InSight lands and sets up shop on Mars. A wonderful moment came early Tuesday morning (Jan. 23) for Barbara and me here at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, which built InSight for NASA: the unfurling of the lander's solar arrays.

Author: 0 The Grand Strand could see a partial lunar eclipse this week

Karnail, YSG, together with the Sabah Stargazer Association, will be holding the event which provides an opportunity for the public to witness the total eclipse of the moon, expected to take five hours and 17 minutes. Californians and west Canadians will be able to see the full total eclipse although the penumbral show will pass after the moon has set. The eclipse will be harder to see in the lightening pre-dawn sky, and the Moon will set after 7:00 a.m.as the Sun rises.

Author: 0 BioWare's 'Anthem' Delayed Until 2019 as Studio Shifts Focus on Game

Considering that last year's Mass Effect Andromeda was such a commercial and critical flop too, there's a huge amount of pressure on Bioware to deliver with Anthem . Reports suggest that the release date of Bioware's upcoming shared-world sci-fi shooter, Anthem , has been pushed back from the end of the year to early 2019.

Sci-tech Tesla (TSLA) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.09
Author: 0 Tesla (TSLA) Given Daily Media Impact Rating of 0.09

It has outperformed by 222.30% the S&P500. Analysts expect Tenneco Inc. Likewise, the downbeat performance for the last quarter was -6.00% and for the full year it was 0.12%. Several other institutional investors have also sold shares of the company. 44,777 shares were sold by Jurvetson Stephen T, worth $15.24 million. Analysts await Tesla, Inc .

Sci-tech Tesla denies further Model 3 production issues
Author: 0 Tesla denies further Model 3 production issues

Tesla's next phase of development includes "exciting plans", like expanding Solar Roof, integrating solar products with battery storage, building vehicles to cover "all major forms of terrestrial transport", advancing autonomous technology, and enabling auto sharing "so that your auto can make money for you when you aren't using it".

Sci-tech Jio launches ₹49 tariff plan for feature phone users
Author: 0 Jio launches ₹49 tariff plan for feature phone users

The telco has revamped its Rs. 198 tariff plan in some circles and now the plan offers 1.4GB data per day, which is in-line with other telecom operator's unlimited plans. Unlimited local, STD, roaming calls along with 100 SMS per day and a complimentary Jio apps subscription comes bundled with this plan too. However, users still need to pay the Rs 99 Jio Prime fee in order to be eligible for these recharge offers.

Author: 0 Nokia 7 Plus leaks at Geekbench with Snapdragon 660

But it may have a 6GB variant too as we have seen in the case of Nokia 7. Well, apart from these details, there isn't much about the Nokia 7 Plus that's revealed through the Geekbench listing. Now, a new device Nokia 7 Plus is spotted on the benchmarking website GeekBench . Other details about Nokia 7 Plus is not known at this point in time but we can assume a slightly bigger display than Nokia 7.

Author: 0 IPL Auction 2018: A look at most expensive players of all seasons

The eight teams will play each other twice in a home-and-away format. The IPL has already assured the franchises that in case Stokes is not available for the entire season, a replacement can be sought. Teams have a squad size of 18 players minimum and 25 maximum. The other uncapped Indian players who secured hefty deals were Punjab pacer Siddarth Kaul (Rs 3.8 crore to SRH ), Delhi pacer Navdeep Saini (Rs 3 crore to RCB ), Delhi batsman Nitish Rana (Rs 3.4 crore to KKR), Baroda ...

Sci-tech Hyundai Motor's 2017 Operating Profit Lowest in 7 Years
Author: 0 Hyundai Motor's 2017 Operating Profit Lowest in 7 Years

For 2017, its net profit dropped to the lowest since at least 2010 after sales in China suffered a major setback due to a diplomatic spat between South Korea and Beijing over Seoul's decision to deploy a US anti-missile system. Its sales edged down 0.2 percent to 24.5 trillion won. Japanese stocks weakened 1.13 percent. Hyundai and affiliate Kia have posted the worst operating profit in seven years.

Sci-tech Ubisoft Explains Rainbow Six Siege Price Increase
Author: 0 Ubisoft Explains Rainbow Six Siege Price Increase

But there is a twist aside from the normal "Season Pass". While there is a unique variation of the Elite Uniform available in the Outbreak Packs , the standard version of this Elite Uniform will be available for direct purchase once the event has started.

Sci-tech Idea Cellular Q3 consolidated net loss at Rs 1284 crore
Author: 0 Idea Cellular Q3 consolidated net loss at Rs 1284 crore

The company in a release said that its net debt stood at Rs 55,781.80 crore as of December 31, 2017. Idea Cellular's data Average Revenue per User ( ARPU ) has fallen to Rs 95 in Q3 from Rs 105 in the previous quarter even as the company witnessed surge in data usage to around 4.7 GB per user from 3.8 GB usage per user in Q2.

Author: 0 Laporte to move to Manchester City

City have been strongly linked with Laporte in recent days and are said to be willing to pay his €65 million release clause. As of now, the instrumental figure is set to arrive in England next week and is believed to sign a four-and-a-half-year contract at the Etihad, which binds the Frenchman to operate for the Sky Blues for long-term.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9

The company has placed the fingerprint scanner below the rear camera, which will make it easier for users to unlock the phone. The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + will be iterative updates to Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ and will have minor design changes.

Sci-tech Reba McEntire named first female Colonel Sanders by KFC
Author: 0 Reba McEntire named first female Colonel Sanders by KFC

Clad in the famous all-white get-up, Reba marks not only the first music superstar , but also the first female to take on the role of the Colonel. Country music star Reba McEntire is the latest celebrity to play Colonel Sanders in a Kentucky Fried Chicken commercial.

Sci-tech Western Digital Corp Q2 Profit Advances
Author: 0 Western Digital Corp Q2 Profit Advances

The stock was sold at an average price of $88.13, for a total transaction of $123,117.61. Western Digital Corp .'s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now -162.60%. Barclays reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a $131.00 target price on shares of Western Digital in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Thursday, August 27 with "Outperform".

Author: 0 Epic's MOBA Paragon Is Shutting Down, Offering Players Refunds

The game's servers will be maintained on PS4 and PC until their closure in late April, according to the studio. While we'll likely never see what the true potential of Paragon might have been, the Paragon shutdown will hopefully at least allow those developers to keep their jobs and be moved to other games, like Fortnite .

Sci-tech You can now pre-order Apple's HomePod smart speaker
Author: 0 You can now pre-order Apple's HomePod smart speaker

And audio? A glorified intercom will do. By contrast, Apple approached speakers in typical fashion: It controls the experience from end to end. So with the HomePod available to pre-order today (with a United Kingdom release date of February 9th), it's entering a much more crowded market.

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