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by | January 20, 2018 | 03:46

Atlas V will launch another satellite for the United States Air Force Friday evening. About 20 minutes before the rocket takes off, the ULA will start its webcast live stream which you can watch above. Built by Lockheed Martin, the new constellation of satellites will replace the Defense Support Program - a fleet that began tracking missile launches in the 1960s.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:14

So it's not just a lunar eclipse , or a blue moon , or a supermoon . The moon will continue to dim as it enters deeper into our planet's shadow until 4:52 a.m. Remember, during totality, the sky will darken and the moon will appear suspended against the countless stars. It is happening on the last day of this month.

by | January 20, 2018 | 02:11

It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Oxbow Advisors Llc increased its stake in Compass Minerals Intl Inc (CMP) by 110.45% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Shares for $507.89M were sold by Morfit G Mason on Friday, August 4. 55,000 shares were sold by Hood Amy , worth $4.00M on Tuesday, August 29. $790,342 worth of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:58

Since completing her training she's worked on various NASA operations and further training while awaiting mission assignment. NASA announced some changes to the space station missions and the flight assignments for 2018 on Thursday. "She spent seven years as a CIA technical intelligence officer before being selected as a member of the 2009 astronaut class", her biography says. Meanwhile, the would-be space voyager will assume duties at the Astronaut Office at NASA's Johnson Space Center in ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:44

Highs will pop back into the 40s for many. A significant warming trend remains on track for the weekend, with ample sunshine and highs in the 50s to near 60°. Monday Night .Mostly cloudy with showers possible. This would open the door to highs in the 60s Sunday afternoon as a front approaches from the west.

by | January 19, 2018 | 22:02

The company did not say how big the second campus would be, or how numerous additional 20,000 workers that it plans to hire would be based there. Tim Cook has repeatedly claimed, without evidence, that its offshore cash is not the product of conscious tax avoidance , and that the company simply couldn't bring it back without a lower tax rate-even as the company has quietly repatriated cash as needed in the interim.

by | January 19, 2018 | 20:32

Dhoni said, "I want local players in the Chennai Super Kings". CSK have returned and they have retained their leader ahead of this year's IPL. Who we will get in the auction...that becomes slightly tough to say as of now. We have to buy him in the auction. "So that was a very easy answer for me", he added. With Ashwin, you know we had done the same thing in the past. "We also have our former players Brendon McCullum, Faf du Plessis and Dwayne Bravo".

by | January 19, 2018 | 17:12

The team is gradually ramping up for a full-power test in mid- to late March. "We look forward to bringing this technology to fruition to give future explorers the power they need to succeed", he said . Nuclear energy operates regardless of the weather or time of day. But none have proved to be successful enough to seriously consider for human space missions.

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:44

The soundtrack for the game has been completely re-done as a new orchestral score, and multiplayer can now be done through Xbox Live. Adam Isgreen, Creative Director at Microsoft Studios, has shed some light on the upcoming Age of Empires: Definitive Edition which is scheduled to launch on February 20th on Windows 10.

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:33

Uzbekistan's Emergency Situations Ministry on January 19 released what it called a preliminary list of victims . Fifty-two people were killed when a bus burst into flames on a snow-covered steppe in northwestern Kazakhstan on Thursday, authorities said.

by | January 19, 2018 | 16:12

He plans to use the 2017 acquisition of GM's European Opel and Vauxhall operations as the springboard for global expansion. That means it will offer full electric cars, plug-in hybrids, mild hybrids, or any combination of these type of vehicles.

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:24

Amazon released its shortlist of 20 cities still in the running for its HQ2. But the city opted out and instead launched a campaign aimed at promoting Little Rock's assets to other businesses looking for locations. Baraka said that the city will go on a major media blitz in order to convince Amazon to move to Newark. "Well I'm disappointed", she said. "We are prepared to compete at the next level and the next level after that", he said in a statement .

by | January 19, 2018 | 15:16

Yes, the successor of last year's premium smartphone Nokia 8 , could be announced by the company. The tweet reads, "Sorry for radio silence". Even if HMD Global does unveil a smart home device, we still expect to see new Nokia-branded phones as well.

by | January 19, 2018 | 11:55

The telco's consolidated EBITDA at Rs 7,587 crore declined 11.5% year-on-year. Airtel added data customer base of 5.1 million to reach 70.8 million at the end of the quarter. Interconnect usage charges (IUC) cut drove 17 per cent q-o-q drop in India wireless EBITDA, severely impeding the profitability of India business, Nomura said.in note.

by | January 19, 2018 | 00:58

Shares of Ford (NYSE:F) are down about 3% in premarket trading after the company posted a guidance update as part of its Detroit Auto Show/Deutsche Bank Auto conference presentation. The Mach 1 was a Mustang model offered from 1969-1978 and 2003-2004. Ford plans to invest up to 11 billion United States dollars in the development of electric cars.

by | January 19, 2018 | 00:32

Earth's long-term warming trend continued in 2017, with the average surface temperature only slightly below the record heat of the two previous years, according to United States government scientists. The difference may seem slight, but scientists say even minor changes in global temperature can have a major impact on the global climate and melting arctic ice can cause higher sea levels, impacting millions.

by | January 19, 2018 | 00:15

Instead, we'll run through what we'd like to see from the Mi Mix 3. The Chinese tech major Xiaomi has finally confirmed that it will attend the Mobile World Congress or the MWC 2018. The Xiaomi Mi 7 will nearly certainly ship with Qualcomm's latest flagship, the Snapdragon 845 , while it will pack in 6GB of RAM. It is speculated that its notch may feature facial recognition sensor.

by | January 18, 2018 | 23:22

India are now at the 102nd spot, just above Qatar. In the last 12 months, the national team enjoyed an incredible nine-match unbeaten streak under Stephen Constantine. On the global scene, world champions Germany , Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and Belgium all retained their positions as the top best teams in the world, according to the ranking.

by | January 18, 2018 | 21:28

Altogether, this means Nintendo consoles accounted for over of half of all video game hardware sold during December 2017. While this is to be expected for the Switch since it has a lot of hype behind it, this performance is still impressive because there weren't really any holiday deals on the Switch to stimulate sales.

by | January 18, 2018 | 20:12

In 2015 The Onion wrote about Tide pods from the perspective of a child who wanted to eat them following reports that the pods were intriguing to toddlers. The craze has been linked directly to an unusually high number of poisonings being reported in the U.S. so far in 2018. Similarly, neither Pafford EMS nor Urgent Care of Green Country reported any cases of patients being seen as a result of the " Tide pod challenge".

by | January 18, 2018 | 17:59

Nasa have classed it as a "potentially hazardous" but do not think it will strike the Earth (file photo)How big is the asteroid? The report says that the asteroid is around 0.7 miles (1.1km) wide - making it longer than the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which stands at 0.5 miles high (0.8km).

by | January 18, 2018 | 16:29

Speed is just one of many signals that are used to rank pages. The search engine giant announced today that it will be releasing a new Speed Update for Google Search on mobile devices to prioritize faster sites this July. While in 2016, Google had said,"Although our search index will continue to be a single index of websites and apps, our algorithms will eventually primarily use the mobile version of a site's content to rank pages from that site".

by | January 18, 2018 | 16:15

THE first astronaut to free float during a shuttle space walk has passed away aged 80. "I wanted to say something similar to Neil [Armstrong] when he landed on the moon, so I said, "It may have been a small step for Neil, but it's a heck of a big leap for me".

by | January 18, 2018 | 16:10

He spoke about other occasions when sides have slipped up, and even mentioned Manchester United's own error, when they managed to lose the title on the final day to Manchester City after the infamous Sergio Aguero goal . Otamendi feels very settled in a "beautiful city". "I'm extremely cheerful to remain here a couple more years". The centre-back is top of the Premier League passes list, which he puts down to the systematic approach of the City manager.

by | January 18, 2018 | 15:39

In addition, partners including Dell, HPE, HPI, Lenovo and Microsoft have joined Intel's Security-First Pledge. "We have some ideas on possible mitigations and provided some of those ideas to the processor vendors; however, we believe that the processor vendors are in a much better position than we are to design and evaluate mitigations, and we expect them to be the source of authoritative guidance", Google's Project Zero team wrote .

by | January 18, 2018 | 15:23

By a vote of 9-1, expanded cold beer sales will not be moving forward in the Indiana Senate. If passed, Senate Bill 1 would allow stores to sell alcohol from noon to 8 p.m. But he has long opposed the move and voted against Senate Bill 26. An Associated Press review last year found liquor store interests have spent at least $150,000 on lobbying in recent years while donating more than $750,000 to lawmakers since 2010.

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:38

All you have to do is text a Github link to the phone , and that's that. Masri said his intentions were good - he had alerted Apple to the bug ahead of time and said he only posted it publicly to get Apple's attention. In 2013, it was discovered a string of Arabic characters could kill applications in OS X 10.8 and iOS 6, and then in 2015, the "Effective Power" bug allowed anyone to remotely reboot iPhones - again by using a special sequence of characters.

by | January 18, 2018 | 13:47

Tesla claims the auto will sprint to 60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds and top out at 250 miles per hour, meaning it would outmatch any Ferrari road vehicle to date by a significant margin. Presumably, the company is waiting to see whether their upcoming range of hybrids do well before fully committing themselves to a time schedule for the release of an electric alternative .

by | January 18, 2018 | 13:31

WABetaInfo first spotted the new feature on the WhatsApp app. Beginning Thursday, when your friend sends a YouTube link to you on WhatsApp, you are no longer required to move out of the messaging app to watch it. The YouTube clip will play inside a floating window on your smartphone . However users won't be able to continue watching the video once they leave the app, or switch to any other chat.

by | January 18, 2018 | 13:28

Unusual enough, the Moto Z3 and its companion seem to lack a fingerprint reader, so the rumors go as far as mentioning a face recognition or an iris scanner, but a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display is also in the cards. Further, it has 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel camera sensors on the back, while a 16-megapixel camera sensor is featured on the front. However, the Plus model will come with a Snapdragon 630 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM, as reported by the online source.

by | January 17, 2018 | 22:26

Aside from the environment, there are many other risks that business bosses and political leaders are anxious about. The prospect of strong economic growth in 2018 presents leaders with a golden opportunity to address signs of severe weakness in numerous complex systems that underpin our world, such as societies, economies, worldwide relations and the environment, added the Global Risks Report 2018 .

by | January 17, 2018 | 22:11

Faster turnaround time to production-ready models: With Cloud AutoML, you can create a simple model in minutes to pilot your AI-enabled application, or build out a full, production-ready model in as little as a day. The service features an easy-to-use drag-and-drop interface that allows users to quickly upload their own images and tags, which Google will then include into a customised and fully-trained model, that can be deployed onto Google Cloud straight away.

by | January 17, 2018 | 21:39

In a release on Wednesday afternoon, the world's largest publicly-traded company said it would make a "direct contribution" of $350 billion into the USA economy over the next five years. Apple will also spend $10 billion on building data centers, $20 billion in additional infrastructure investment and is increasing the size of a previously announced manufacturing fund to support its suppliers.

by | January 17, 2018 | 21:13

Republican lawmakers urged the panel of judges to stay its ruling while the Supreme Court considered partisan gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland. U.S. Judge James A. Wynn, Jr. struck down North Carolina's congressional map he described as "unconstitutionally gerrymandered" by the Republican-controlled legislature that was "motivated by invidious partisan intent".

by | January 17, 2018 | 19:51

In a development that still shows their bitter animosities, the North issued a veiled threat on Sunday indicating it could cancel its plans to send an Olympic delegation to protest what it called South Korea's "sordid acts of chilling" the prospect for inter-Korean reconciliation.