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DeeDee: New 'Dwarf Planet' in our Solar System DeeDee: New 'Dwarf Planet' in our Solar System
- April 15, 2017

According to the scientists , we can use the orbits and physical properties of bodies like DeeDee (which are considered to be leftovers from the creation of the solar system) to understand the formation of planets like ours. Gerdes was using the 4-meter Blanco telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile for the Dark Energy Survey , which gave astronomers an extraordinary number of images. (more...)
Astronomers believe they have captured the first image of a black hole Astronomers believe they have captured the first image of a black hole
- April 14, 2017

According to National Geographic , the team ran five nights of observations from a series of telescopes referred to as the Event Horizon Telescope that zoomed in on two supermassive black holes. This is not a photo of a black hole. The solution? A really freaking big telescope - or more specifically, a network of observatories working together to form a telescope array. (more...)
Font Size Might Be Fixed in Mass Effect: Andromeda Soon Font Size Might Be Fixed in Mass Effect: Andromeda Soon
- April 14, 2017

He added that since many fans seem interested in it, they will study about integrating it into the game. Andromeda's gameplay is nothing if not diverse. Although the choices of character they can have a relationship with depends on the player's gender, it doesn't necessarily mean they have to be of the opposite sex. (more...)
Weather agency confirms tornado in Louisiana Weather agency confirms tornado in Louisiana
- April 14, 2017

The state's southwest would be at risk of tornadoes from around 8 a.m. until midday Monday before the storms moved into southeastern Alabama and and parts of western Georgia, Guy said. One death has been confirmed in the state and damage reports were being collected elsewhere. "She was only three years old but was the smartest girl in the world". (more...)
LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition to receive Android Wear 2.0 in May
- April 10, 2017

But in the same breath, LG is also announcing that its 2nd edition Watch Urbane won't be left out of the party for too long. So LG has made it clear by this post that the rollout is actually taking place and it will start hitting more devices from next week. (more...)
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) & Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) News Buzz BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) & Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) News Buzz
- April 09, 2017

The last session's volume of 6.28 million shares was lower than its average volume of 6.80 million shares. BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) has a market capitalization of $4.31B and most recently 530.52M outstanding shares have been calculated. (more...)
Don't miss seeing a bigger and brighter Jupiter this Friday — Jupiter Opposition Don't miss seeing a bigger and brighter Jupiter this Friday — Jupiter Opposition
- April 09, 2017

When this happens, every 13 months or so, it is the ideal time to aim the Hubble Space Telescope at the giant planet, to capture the greatest amount of details from its cloud bands and swirling storms. Credit: NASA/ESA/A. Simon (GSFC)/M. Wong (UC Berkeley)/G. On discovery it was found the surface of Jupiter is divided distinct, colourful bands, running parallel to the equator. (more...)
Ferrari Land opens for thrillseekers Ferrari Land opens for thrillseekers
- April 08, 2017

Arturo Mas-Sardá and Piero Ferrari set the park's wheels in motion at the opening ceremony, joined by Ferrari test driver Marc Gené. It's just one of 11 attractions at the 70,000 square-metre Ferrari Experience which pays homage to the excellence of the Italian brand. (more...)
The 2018 Buick Regal is now a hatchback and a wagon The 2018 Buick Regal is now a hatchback and a wagon
- April 08, 2017

While the shape of the vehicle was unsurprising, it's nevertheless a departure for Buick in that it adopts the "four-door coupe" body style that has gained traction with competitors such as the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe and VW Passat CC. Buick hopes to use the Sportback to compete with models like the Audi A5 Sportback and BMW 4-series Gran Coupe. Buick expects the majority of buyers will choose the Sportback but Reuss said it is hard to gauge how many will choose the wagon-although he ... (more...)
After Facebook adds more photo features, Snapchat adds 'search through picture' tool After Facebook adds more photo features, Snapchat adds 'search through picture' tool
- April 08, 2017

You may find it a bit weird to know the list of people who viewed your content, some could be even those whom you have not met or talked in years! It's also worth noting that video stories can be up to 20 seconds long, and this update is only available on iOS and Android apps. (more...)
Alaska Airlines expands flight offerings out of Portland Alaska Airlines expands flight offerings out of Portland
- April 08, 2017

As part of its merger, Alaska gained two gates at Love Field that Virgin America received from the federal government as a condition of American Airlines' merger with US Airways. The news comes just days after Aeromexico launched its new service to Mexico City April 1. Alaska Air said the new Los Angeles-Philadelphia route builds on the 27 new markets the combined airline has added from California since merging with Virgin America in December. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Is Tricked By A Selfie Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Is Tricked By A Selfie
- April 04, 2017

So basically, Bixby should be able to work on any Samsung device running Android 7.0 Nougat but unofficially. For those who are interested in getting your hands on it anyway, all you have to do is download the Galaxy S8 launcher APK and Bixby APK, install them both and you should be good to go. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Embarrasses Mid-Market Device Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Embarrasses Mid-Market Device
- April 03, 2017

With it, users simply hold their face up to the phone, the phone recognizes the user, then unlocks the phone. The video shows how the facial recognition feature can be easily fooled by showing it a photograph of your face. The phone has a fingerprint scanner, located next to the rear camera lens , and a much-improved selfie camera which is now capturing photos at 8MP. It's so accurate that it can even tell identical twins apart. (more...)
Crucial Part of ISS Shield Misplaced During Thursday Spacewalk Crucial Part of ISS Shield Misplaced During Thursday Spacewalk
- April 03, 2017

But her accomplishments don't stop there. Of course, eventually you'll find what you dropped and move on with your life, but the same can't be said for NASA astronauts working on the International Space Station. The shield, which should have been tethered but for as-yet-unknown reasons wasn't, is meant to protect the space station from micrometeoroid debris that could cause catastrophic damage to the ISS or injure astronauts . (more...)
Klopp issues injury update on Sadio Mane Klopp issues injury update on Sadio Mane
- April 03, 2017

If you are using any of the email address leaked in past leaks, change your password now. Troy Hunt of HaveIBeenPwned wrote about it saying it is 'the largest single set of data I've ever loaded into HIBP. However, he noted "the number of real humans in the data is going to be somewhat less" because numerous email addresses appear to be automatically generated and some of them aren't in the proper format for an email address. (more...)
First reactions from 'The Fate of the Furious' screening First reactions from 'The Fate of the Furious' screening
- April 03, 2017

Despite the title and the absence of Paul Walker (which is the whole reason I started watching these films to begin with), I can't say I'm not ready to see The Fate of the Furious . My male co-stars however are a different story", Johnson wrote. While CinemaCon is technically the place where movie studios entice theater owners and other industry professionals with trailers and footage from their upcoming movies, sometimes they go all-in. (more...)
How Does Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stack Up Right Now? How Does Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stack Up Right Now?
- April 03, 2017

Several other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on AMD. Post opening the session at $14.16, the shares hit an intraday low of $13.54 and an intraday high of $14.18 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. During the same quarter past year, the firm posted ($0.10) earnings per share. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 4.6% over the three months, while the Standard & Poor's 500 climbed 5.5% and the Nasdaq surged 10% over the period. (more...)
It's Earth Hour - Canadians turn out the lights It's Earth Hour - Canadians turn out the lights
- April 03, 2017

Here we bring you a glimpse of this "Earth Hour" celebration took place across the world. The WWF says this year's events include everything from a choir performing by candlelight in Montreal to skating under the stars in Vancouver to a candlelight walk and yoga in Toronto. (more...)
Otan : Rex Tillerson demande aux Européens d'augmenter leurs dépenses de défense
- March 31, 2017

New pistons, conrods, intake system and exhaust manifold have resulted in an increase of 39bhp, taking the total out put to 592bhp, but only an extra 3lb ft of torque to 560lb ft. The design is aggressive without looking like a cartoon monster, and I think it's very nicely proportioned, especially with the top up. At the rear, the taillights have been pushed farther apart, which help hide a redesigned RHT that can be raised and lowered with changing speeds. (more...)
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Expecting Baby No. 2 Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Expecting Baby No. 2
- March 12, 2017

So when he and Chan first found out they were going to have another baby, their first hope was for a healthy child. The CEO of the 33 percent female company said that he and Priscilla hoped Max would have a sister, as having sisters was instrumental in shaping both of their lives. (more...)