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Watch SpaceX fly its first used rocket for NASA Watch SpaceX fly its first used rocket for NASA
- December 18, 2017

The mission, which was delayed from its original target date of December 12 after the SpaceX team chose to take more time to verify proper operation of its second stage full system, took off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base at SpaceX's newly refurbished SLC-40 in Florida at 10:36 AM EST. (more...)
How Analysts Feel About Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)?
- December 18, 2017

Scopia Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Baidu Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $81.07B market cap company. The stock increased 1.54% or $1.62 during the last trading session, reaching $106.7. Mufg Americas Holding accumulated 7,308 shares. Vulcan Value Partners Llc, which manages about $6.07B and $11.22B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Navigators Group Inc (NASDAQ:NAVG) by 135,140 shares to 1.43M shares, valued at $78.46M in 2017Q2, ... (more...)
Google helps NASA's Kepler telescope find eighth exoplanet around star
- December 17, 2017

It's helping bridge the gap between Kepler and TESS as far as identifying targets for the James Webb Space Telescope to observe. Researchers had known that seven planets were orbiting the star . "This is just the beginning of a new way of planet hunting", the release said on Thursday. The new 90i was found between c and d. Google's tool also found Kepler-80 g, a planet that's the smallest in its own system. (more...)
Limited time offer: Get PUBG for free with Xbox One X Limited time offer: Get PUBG for free with Xbox One X
- December 17, 2017

You can see a top five list of your most played games in 2017, how many hours you spent in your most played genres, and even the month you spent the most time gaming. Microsoft recently released an update to the Microsoft Store on Xbox One, adding a cool new feature to make it easier to find what you're looking for. (more...)
SpaceX launches recycled rocket, supply capsule for NASA SpaceX launches recycled rocket, supply capsule for NASA
- December 17, 2017

The second stage continued to propel the Dragon toward the International Space Station, while the tall portion of the rocket powered its engines and manoeuvred its grid fins to guide it back to Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. (more...)
Windows 10's password manager came with vulnerabilities, patched now Windows 10's password manager came with vulnerabilities, patched now
- December 17, 2017

Making matters worse is that the security issue was already discovered past year. Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy said in a blog post that the Keeper Password Manager came pre-installed on a newly built Windows 10 system derived directly from the Microsoft Developer Network. (more...)
Trump wants United States astronauts back on the moon! (and maybe Mars too!) Trump wants United States astronauts back on the moon! (and maybe Mars too!)
- December 17, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a signing ceremony for Space Policy Directive at the White House in Washington D.C., U.S. December 11, 2017. House Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith said in a statement . Both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, who chairs the National Space Council, have repeatedly expressed interest in human lunar missions during the past year. (more...)
PlayStation 4 Beats Nintendo Switch, Sets All-Time Sales Record In November 2017 PlayStation 4 Beats Nintendo Switch, Sets All-Time Sales Record In November 2017
- December 17, 2017

However, according to the NPD Group , it was the PlayStation 4 that ruled November, beating the Nintendo Switch and the Xbox One. So far, the firm has shipped more than 70 million of the devices. Microsoft has nothing to worry about because the family of Xbox One consoles earned more revenue than Sony. Overall, the video game industry looks like it is at its healthiest in recent memory, which is good news for everyone. (more...)
Google Tango Augmented Reality Project will Shut Down on March 1 Google Tango Augmented Reality Project will Shut Down on March 1
- December 17, 2017

The project relies on advanced camera hardware to build 3D meshes of spaces in a manner which was similar to the way HoloLens from Microsoft functions. It's been an Augmented Reality (AR) heavy week with the launch of AR Stickers and now a new ARCore Developer Preview has launched. Meanwhile, Google " ARCore " is now available for developers to experiment with. (more...)
The Nokia Corporation (NOK) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows
- December 17, 2017

Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK ) gained 2.86 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $4.68. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company. While for the Next 5 years, the company could expect a growth of 22% per annum, whereas in the past Five years Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK ) showed a growth of 10.46 Percent per annum. (more...)
Saiyan-Focused Dragon Ball Movie Coming In 2018 Saiyan-Focused Dragon Ball Movie Coming In 2018
- December 17, 2017

It took some time but we are finally getting a new Dragon Ball anime movie. Going off of Arc System Works' track record, this isn't a game that Dragon Ball fans will want to miss out on. This allows him to tack on a barrage of attacks by compressing time. That's where the "Spheres of Destruction" technique comes in, as he generated spheres that can be placed nearly anywhere to explode when the enemy touches them. (more...)
Soyuz MS-07 Manned Spacecraft With New ISS Crew Launched From Baikonur Soyuz MS-07 Manned Spacecraft With New ISS Crew Launched From Baikonur
- December 17, 2017

For Kanai, a former Maritime Self-Defense Force doctor, it is his first trip into space. A trio of US and Japanese astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut have blasted off from Kazakhstan's steppe for a six-month mission at the International Space Station (ISS). (more...)
Chevrolet Silverado Bows With New Look, More Trims Chevrolet Silverado Bows With New Look, More Trims
- December 17, 2017

GM says it surveyed more than 7,000 Chevy truck owners about features for the new model, which is expected to go on sale in the second half of 2018. Ford Motor Co. At 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft. of torque, it delivers an EPA-estimated 16/22 city/highway mpg. Here comes the 2019 Silverado. The Trailboss trim integrates the off-road equipment of the Z71 package as well as a two-inch suspension lift. (more...)
'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' will be screened at the ISS 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' will be screened at the ISS
- December 17, 2017

Before you get all high and mighty and clap back about how you saw the new Star Wars at the midnight premiere a whole day ago , let us remind you that these astronauts, hovering about the planet at a height roughly equivalent to 900 Emprie State Buildings stacked on top of each other, are often closer to a star than they are to a war . (more...)
Amazon extends olive branch towards Google, plans to stock Chromecast
- December 17, 2017

Amazon also moved to stop selling Nest and Google Home devices on their site. The company had then explained the move by saying it wanted to avoid confusing customers who might expect its Prime Video service to be available on those devices sold by Amazon. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X Samsung Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X
- December 17, 2017

Both the giants are going to unveil their low-end devices in the CES 2018. According to a report from Bloomberg , Samsung is planning to announced its next flagship phone, the Galaxy S9, in February. The new Galaxy A8 smartphones to feature 6 Inch super AMOLED display and would offer Split View and Pop up view functions. The phone will go on sale from mid-January in South Korea. (more...)
Newly Found Weird Interstellar Object Has Researchers Baffled
- December 17, 2017

The first of four planned observation blocks was conducted on December 13 from 3:45 pm to 9:45 pm EST. Defending his work, Siemion says SETI is a key tool in attempting to answer the question of whether or not we're alone in the universe, and that it's a reasonable scientific endeavor to determine the number density and distribution of technologically capable life on both galactic and possibly cosmological scales. (more...)
Who will replace Jacob Zuma? The contenders for South Africa's next president Who will replace Jacob Zuma? The contenders for South Africa's next president
- December 17, 2017

Zuma said in his keynote conference address that the African National Congress's poor local election results past year "were a stark reminder that our people are not happy with the state of the ANC". In 1998, Dlamini-Zuma was criticised for suspending pilot trials on the use of anti-retrovirals to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, claiming they were "unaffordable". (more...)
Portis scores career-high 27 as Bulls beat Bucks 115-109 Portis scores career-high 27 as Bulls beat Bucks 115-109
- December 17, 2017

For Milwaukee , Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton were excellent, combining for 58 points, but found little help from the rest of the team. The Bulls had a free throw rate of 0.151 (above their season average of 0.144) and had a turnover percentage of 8.1 (better than their season average of 12.3). (more...)
Dustin Hoffman accused of harassment and sexual assault by five more women Dustin Hoffman accused of harassment and sexual assault by five more women
- December 16, 2017

The writer went on to accuse Hoffman of making suggestive comments to her while she reluctantly massaged his feet at his request. She claims Hoffman did the same thing to her. - Kathryn Rossetter was a young actress in 1983 when Hoffman hired her to play a prostitute in his acclaimed Broadway revival of " Death of a Salesman ". (more...)