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Flat Earth theory slammed with logic by Neil deGrasse Tyson, again Flat Earth theory slammed with logic by Neil deGrasse Tyson, again
- March 12, 2018

RealityCheck46 says, "I'm appalled that in the 21st century anyone would actually believe the earth is flat". This means the shadow of the Earth is visible on the Moon , and a clearly round shape can be seen while the Moon is entering and leaving the eclipse. (more...)
British Chemist Sir William Henry Perkin Honoured With Doodle On Birth Anniversary British Chemist Sir William Henry Perkin Honoured With Doodle On Birth Anniversary
- March 12, 2018

German chemist August von Hofmann recognised Perkin's ability and made him his assistant. A chance discovery during an Easter break in 1856 led Sir William Henry Perkin to create the first synthetic dye. Soon after that, more aniline dyes were discovered - some by Perkin himself - and factories sprung up all over Europe. Following his invention, Perkins quickly focused on the patenting, manufacturing and commercialisation of this purple dye. (more...)
Tomb Raider 1, 2, and 3 Remasters Coming to Steam Tomb Raider 1, 2, and 3 Remasters Coming to Steam
- March 12, 2018

You can also check details shared in their Tweet at the bottom of this news. Along with a new 3D engine, the remasters will offer support for OpenVR, feature a range of graphics options and be playable with a controller. Blues pointed to some videos of the remastered versions of the game in action that were posted up over on the realtech VR YouTube channel last April. (more...)
9-year-old victim in Milwaukee shooting identified 9-year-old victim in Milwaukee shooting identified
- March 12, 2018

Jelks. Miyanna is at least the seventh child 13 and younger to be shot to dead in Milwaukee since 2014, as shown by police records cited by the journal sentinel . Saturday. The girl was pronounced dead at an area hospital. Milwaukee (WISN ) - A 9-year-old girl died Saturday afternoon in a shooting inside a home on the city's northwest side. (more...)
Sea of Thieves Global Digital Treasure Hunt Features Golden Banana Prize Sea of Thieves Global Digital Treasure Hunt Features Golden Banana Prize
- March 12, 2018

Developer Rare and publisher Microsoft are going to make one person's dreams come true of finally owning their own pair 18-carat golden bananas. Participants will have to search out the clues, solve the riddles, and enter an answer on a special Passage webpage. (more...)
Google puts Mario on the map Google puts Mario on the map
- March 12, 2018

Mario alongside his great old Kart will hold a situation in Google Maps' arrow, which is utilized to demonstrate the area where the client is heading. Navigate the roads this week as Nintendo's star mascot . "To celebrate our favorite mustachioed plumber-turned-racer on his special day-MAR10 Day-we've collaborated with the team at Nintendo to let Mario accompany you on all of your driving adventures on Google Maps this week". (more...)
Bucks sign Jennings to 10-day contract Bucks sign Jennings to 10-day contract
- March 12, 2018

The point guard signed a 10-day contract with the team after spending time with its G-League affiliate, the Wisconsin Herd. Jennings who last played for the Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association last season, once erupted for 55 points in his rookie year with the Bucks , thus setting the team's record for most points scored by a rookie in a single game. (more...)
Microsoft suggests Fortnite PS4 vs. Xbox One cross-play could happen Microsoft suggests Fortnite PS4 vs. Xbox One cross-play could happen
- March 12, 2018

We believe this is the future of games. The same game on all platforms. However, Sony is still not "willing" to feature cross-play with other platforms as they want to safeguard their players' information and the children from "external influences" and that's according to Sony Interactive Entertainment's Jim Ryan . (more...)
Has Alexa ever spontaneously laughed at you? Has Alexa ever spontaneously laughed at you?
- March 12, 2018

The first cases were reported in "smart" loudspeakers that feature Alexa (which is on various devices) and from which the robotic laughs came out without cause, which in some users were reminiscent of a witch ... "Amazon has acknowledged that this was happening-they say that the speaker was hearing the prompt, 'Alexa, laugh, ' and that's why it was bursting out into laughter", said Tsukayama. (more...)
Elon Musk says SpaceX could start testing Mars rockets in early 2019 Elon Musk says SpaceX could start testing Mars rockets in early 2019
- March 11, 2018

The video serves as a nice summary of the massive undertaking that was the Falcon Heavy launch - which just so happened to include sending a red sports vehicle into space. The SpaceX CEO also gave a shoutout to Russian scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, who talked about how earth is the cradle of humanity but that you can't stay in the cradle forever. (more...)
Geoscientists Find Mind-Blowing 'Alien Ice' Trapped in a Diamond Geoscientists Find Mind-Blowing 'Alien Ice' Trapped in a Diamond
- March 11, 2018

For his study, Tschauner used diamonds found in China, the Republic of South Africa, and Botswana that surged up from inside Earth. The mantle - which makes up more than 80 percent of the Earth's volume - is made of silicate minerals containing iron, aluminum, and calcium among others. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Holdings Reduced by QCI Asset Management Inc. NY
- March 11, 2018

It has outperformed by 5.59% the S&P500. The original version of this news story can be read at https://stocknewstimes.com/2018/03/01/hilton-capital-management-llc-purchases-5050-shares-of-apple-inc-aapl.html. Nomura Asset Management Limited reported 2.9% in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) opened at $172.43 on Tuesday. Archon Prtn Limited Company holds 1.9% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (more...)
Vivo V9 Live Images Surfaced Online, Shows Off iPhone X-Like Notch Vivo V9 Live Images Surfaced Online, Shows Off iPhone X-Like Notch
- March 11, 2018

This is in line with the launch prices of the Vivo V7 Plus past year. Keeping in with this tradition, Vivo V9 has also been leaked. The company has already confirmed the launch date for this smartphone for Indian market i.e. It seems to have a hybrid SIM card slot that will allow users to use either two SIM cards or a SIM card and a microSD card for additional storage. The phone is also expected to come with a micro-USB port (in 2018 that seems like an anomaly). (more...)
Video games linked to violence, Trump tells industry Video games linked to violence, Trump tells industry
- March 11, 2018

President Trump on Thursday made good on a promise to impose a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports. This latest "action" was spurred by the awful Parkland , Florida high school shooting, where 17 people, mostly students, lost their lives. (more...)
Korea talks: Kim Jong-un's touching concern for his Southern counterpart Korea talks: Kim Jong-un's touching concern for his Southern counterpart
- March 11, 2018

The meeting plans come after Kim Jong Un and President Trump have traded insults and threats of war. The stunning announcement that Trump had agreed to a meeting with the North Korean leader raised questions about what had changed after months of Tillerson and other Trump officials insisting the conditions weren't right for negotiations with Pyongyang. (more...)
Apple May Be Working on a Crumb-Resistant MacBook Keyboard Apple May Be Working on a Crumb-Resistant MacBook Keyboard
- March 11, 2018

The good news is that it looks like Apple might have an answer to that problem thanks to a recently published patent . Instead, this one reveals a practical solution to one of the biggest problems of the MacBook's keyboard: the tendency for crumbs and dust to build up under the keys, making them hard or impossible to be pressed. (more...)
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's intimate belongings to go on display Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's intimate belongings to go on display
- March 10, 2018

Shortly after the dolls were announced , Kahlo's great-niece, Mara de Anda Romeo, came forward, saying Mattel had no right to use her great aunt's image. "I would have liked the doll to have traits more like Frida's", Romeo told AFP, "not this doll with light-colored eyes". As for Romeo, she has begun legal proceedings in regards to the dispute with Mattel, and hired a lawyer named Pablo Sangri, who released an official statement on her behalf: "We will talk to [Mattel] about ... (more...)
Motorola opens new Moto Hubs in Kolkata Motorola opens new Moto Hubs in Kolkata
- March 10, 2018

Sudhin Mathur, Managing Director, Motorola Mobility India confirmed that the company would set up 1000 Moto Hubs across 100 cities going forward. An anonymous source talking with Android Police said that Motorola is canceling development of the Motorola Moto X5 , which would have been the follow-up to the Moto X4 that came out previous year. (more...)
Swipe Elite Dual brings dual rear cameras, 3000mAh battery for Rs 3999 Swipe Elite Dual brings dual rear cameras, 3000mAh battery for Rs 3999
- March 10, 2018

Swipe is trying to replicate that model in the budget price segment. The USP of the smartphone is its dual rear camera setup, which includes an 8MP primary autofocus image sensor and a 2MP secondary image sensor. The device is powered by a MediaTek processor under the hood with four cores at a clock-speed of 1.3GHz. The unique selling proposition of the smartphone houses dual camera-setup with the combination of 8-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors on the rear along with the auto-focus ... (more...)
BattleCry Studios becomes Bethesda Game Studios Austin BattleCry Studios becomes Bethesda Game Studios Austin
- March 10, 2018

BattleCry Studios will become Bethesda Game Studios Austin, expanding the company's in-house development offerings with a third office. It was already a subsidiary of Bethesda's parent company, ZeniMax Media, but this change still raises a lot of questions about the future of BattleCry , which suspended development all the way back in 2015. (more...)