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by | February 22, 2018 | 22:18

Image is courtesy of Bigelow Space Operations . China, he noted, is "systematically" courting the world's nations to join the Chinese space station, set to begin launching into Earth's orbit sometime around 2020. In Bigelow's view, no one really knows. However, the global economic crisis in 2008 soured that interest as those countries, he said , "went from fantasizing about ambitious space programs for human beings in LEO to worrying about whether or not they're going to default tomorrow ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 21:38

Commercial UAV operators have been urged to re-assess their use of artificial intelligence (AI) software following a report detailing the exploitation risks. "We live in a world that could become fraught with day-to-day hazards from the misuse of AI and we need to take ownership of the problems - because the risks are real".

by | February 22, 2018 | 20:21

The plea is likely to be taken up on Tuesday by a bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , The Indian Express reported . The actress further mentioned about a criminal complaint filed by the Secretary of Raza Academy , Mumbai with the Commissioner of Police demanding appropriate action against the filmmakers along with taking down the video and prevent it from being broadcast.

by | February 22, 2018 | 19:53

Hertfordshire-born F1 driver Hamilton won the world title for the fourth time last season. The Stevenage-born racer is expected to sign a new three-year contract with the team worth around £120m and Wolff says the deal is close too being confirmed.

by | February 22, 2018 | 19:38

The offending posts include comments calling Damore's 10-page memo "misogynistic" because it argued that women were less biologically suited to be engineers, as well as anti-Trump and anti-racist memes, and a link to an external blog post where Chevalier wrote that "white boys" expect privilege and feel threatened if they don't receive it.

by | February 22, 2018 | 18:02

Microsoft Corp now has $704.45B valuation. The stock increased 3.50% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $23.33. About 3.16 million shares traded. The Walt Disney Company (DIS)'s distance from 200 day simple moving average is 0.27 percent, its distance from 50 day simple moving average is -3.33 percent, while its distance from 20 day simple moving average is -1.96 percent.

by | February 22, 2018 | 17:03

Once here, the new update will show up in a matter of seconds. Apple today released the third beta of watchOS 4.3 to testers to try out before an initial rollout of the update to all Apple Watch users in the near future. To avoid this chaos, the company said, they are planning a strategic, and laid-back update that would work on to offer few but quality update in iOS 12.

by | February 22, 2018 | 16:58

A user might be able to speak "Hey Siri", to bring up Apple's smart voice assistant while wearing them, for example. This new edition of the popular AirPods will also reportedly come with a new wireless chip. According to an estimate from research firm NPD Group last year, Apple AirPods -since their debut - attracted 85% of the money spent on the wireless headphones in the U.S.

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:36

Features such as the Infinity Display and the wonderful imaging capabilities can make the Galaxy S9 series stand out. These appeared on China's Weibo showing off the Samsung Galaxy S9 in a person's hand giving it a nice sense of perspective for size.

by | February 22, 2018 | 15:28

The latest report reveals that Mi Max 3 will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset. And consumers in China and India have received the Max 2 very well, which is now leading to the Mi Max 3. They discovered strings related to wireless charging. Xiaomi has not launched a smartphone with wireless charging just yet and it joined the Wireless Power Consortium late previous year.

by | February 22, 2018 | 14:23

Now coming to Call Of Duty WW2's future, Aaron Halon has already been named the new head of Sledgehammer . In an unusual move, the co-founders of game developer Sledgehammer Games , Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield , have chose to leave the company they created to take on new roles in Activision.

by | February 22, 2018 | 13:54

Hirscher earned his second gold of the games in South Korea with a time of 2 minutes, 18.04 seconds over the two runs. Austria's Michael Hirscher took the gold medal while Norway's Henrick Kristofferson bagged the silver medal and French skier Alexis Pinturault finished third in the competition.

by | February 22, 2018 | 11:20

Bundling in all the original DLC, which is now part of the "Original Mode", there will also be a " Refrain Mode" which unlocks Imperial Princess Excella and Dragonslayer Jinas as party members. Depending on which song you play and which character you set at the center, your party will be able to indulge in various beneficial effects. Folks who are into getting special versions of a game will find that the launch edition of Shining Resonance Refrain on PS4, Xbox One , and Nintendo Switch, ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:49

In a rather lucky attempt, an amateur astronomer was able to capture the galaxy NGC 613 which he spotted a brightly lit star mimicking the characteristics of a supernova. The supernova becomes visible as a faint but rapidly brightening object to the south of the host galaxy, the spiral NGC 613. He Spotted this while he was testing his 41-centimeter-long telescope at a spiral galaxy named NGC 613, situated around 80 million light years away from earth, in the southern constellation Sculpture.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:19

Los Angeles police contacted CHP Wednesday morning and asked the agency to follow the suspect in his Nissan Versa. He says it was determined the man had taken a mixture of salt and potassium cyanide. Television news footage showed a Nissan Versa stopped against a barrier surrounded by fire and police vehicles, including an armoured SWAT truck. A firefighter wore a gas mask during an initial inspection of the suspect's vehicle.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:19

Overall, 25.38 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average volume of $34.03 Million. It has underperformed by 4.68% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.67 in Q3 2017. In other Cisco Systems news, Director Roderick C. Mcgeary sold 15,230 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 14th. Short interest or otherwise called the percentage of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted is another data that investors use to get a handle on sentiment.

by | February 22, 2018 | 10:16

These new phones are the successor of K8 (2017 ) and K10 (2017 ) that were launched at CES in January past year. Unlike the LG Q-series, these new LG K-series devices still feature the 16:9 displays . Storage is expandable, thankfully but for the internal memory, you don't have a whole lot of options. It has the same camera setup as the K10. The K10+ will then have 3 GB RAM and 32 GB ROM while the K10 and K10α will have 2 GB RAM and 16 GB ROM.

by | February 22, 2018 | 06:20

Hopefully, the company will provide more information about this in the near future. Xiaomi reportedly set up a subsidiary recently in charge of this gaming-centric Black Shark project, but some of the info revealed by AnTuTu makes us doubtful the upcoming Snapdragon 845 powerhouse will be able to take on the likes of the Razer Phone .

by | February 22, 2018 | 04:37

The updates address variant 2 - the branch injection vulnerability - of the Spectre chip flaw revealed early this year. "We have now released production microcode updates to our OEM customers and partners for Kaby Lake- and Coffee Lake-based platforms, plus additional Skylake-based platforms", Navin Shenoy, executive vice president and general manager of Intel's Data Center Group", wrote in a blog post .

by | February 22, 2018 | 02:59

Elon Musk's SpaceX wants to deliver high-speed internet to the world using thousands of small satellites - and this week that plan is moving closer to reality. The Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b included in this week's launch are only the first of many. "Standing down today due to strong upper level winds", SpaceX tweeted at 6:07 a.m., about 10 minutes before Wednesday's scheduled 6:17 a.m.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:40

Twitter says that any app or service that allows Twitter users to perform simultaneous actions from multiple accounts must be in compliance with the policy updates by March 23, 2018. According to the New York Daily News , Twitter has recently committed to combating Russian bots on the site. No, they interrupted their railing about the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller just about as soon as the news broke of the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School - taking ...

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:20

The Chairman of INEC, Prof. "He stated that due to the failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the party plans to use INEC and security agencies to create crisis and manipulate the electoral system, saying the cries over the order of elections by the ruling party reveals their intention to manipulate the process".

by | February 21, 2018 | 23:57

The three-cylinder powertrain (badged T3) comes with a 6-Speed manual transmission. In line with Volvo Cars' strategy to continue improving economies of scale, the engine will roll off the same production lines as the company's four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines.

by | February 21, 2018 | 23:54

Riding a conservative line up top and then letting it rip in the middle and bottom of the almost 1.75 mile-long course, Goggia roared to Olympic gold in 1:39.22. "It was definitely unexpected", Tennell said of her fall on a triple toe loop, "but things happen". "When I push off from the starting gate the world disappears, it doesn't matter, it doesn't count if you have pain or not".

by | February 21, 2018 | 23:49

For starters, it gets the 450-hp version of the 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine, an M Sport exhaust system, adaptive M suspension with specific Sport mode, and "an extremely sporty configuration" of the stability control system DSC and the Active M differential.

by | February 21, 2018 | 23:30

Bnp Paribas Asset Holding holds 0.2% or 1.21 million shares. Bush Jonathan sold $3.63M worth of athenahealth, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) for 4,388 shares. The insider Haley Daniel P sold 1,583 shares worth $197,180. (NASDAQ:AMZN) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 13. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, September 28 by Maxim Group.

by | February 21, 2018 | 23:12

History suggests this means an iPad refresh is coming sooner rather than later. This week, Apple received certification from the Eurasian Economic Commission (ECC) covering new products (including at least one, if not two , new iPad models) which the company could unveil as early as next month, MacRumors reports.

by | February 21, 2018 | 22:37

Until now, to add more people to an ongoing call, one has to hang up and manually add the people before restarting the call. With this added new feature , users will easily be able to turn a one-on-one chat into a group chat without interruption.

by | February 21, 2018 | 21:30

Introducing the much anticipated, all-new, 2019 Volvo V60! Volvo has committed to equipping all new models with electric powertrains starting in 2019. Falling under the bracket of large animals is deer, which topped Britain's highways agencies list of the most-killed animals on our roads previous year.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:46

Now, after being announced a year ago, an update is turning Nest's best camera into a Google Assistant speaker. As well as the new Google Assistant functionality, Nest is also adding a new subscription cloud recording service for as little as $5 a month.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:42

XR refers to extended reality, which includes AR, VR, and mixed reality technologies. For more information or to see a demo of Qualcomm Broadcast Audio, please stop by the Qualcomm Technologies' booth at Mobile World Congress 2018, #3E10 in Hall 3.

by | February 21, 2018 | 20:12

Apple is also manufacturing the iPhone SE in India. It also got refreshed with more storage space in March 2017. While little details surrounding the new "iPhone SE 2" have leaked, it's likely Apple will improve the internals found on the existing handset, possibly reducing the bezels on the device slightly to allow for the small screen size increase.

by | February 21, 2018 | 18:46

Well, Tiger Shroff is back once again in his action guru avatar and this time hopefully once again he will be able to work his magic on the box-office. Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani in a still from Baaghi 2 trailer. Baaghi 2 is going to be released on March 30 2018, and also has Randeep Hooda, Manoj Bajpayee and Prateik Babbar in prominent roles.

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:56

It is exactly one year since Gut underwent knee surgery after damaging her ACL but she says she is in a positive mood. I'm proud. I'm proud to have competed for my country. When you're young, you ski and you win and you don't appreciate things. "Of course I would have liked a gold medal, but honestly this is awesome and I'm so proud".

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:25

Having seen the metal triple in price to $80,000 per ton over the last 18 months due increasing demand for cobalt in EV batteries, Apple is aiming to secure its own cobalt supply rather than relying on OEMs. Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Cobalt is an essential ingredient in lithium-ion batteries for smartphones. Auto makers like BMW and Volkswagen are also looking to ink multi-year deals that would secure a constant flow of the rare metal.