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NASA plans autonomous helicopters to land on Mars in 2020 NASA plans autonomous helicopters to land on Mars in 2020
- May 14, 2018

In order to lift off of the red planet, this tiny craft's rotors will spin at nearly ten times the speeds they must operate on Earth- somewhere around 3000 rpm. The helicopter is meant to demonstrate the viability and usefulness of such aircraft on Mars, NASA said, with potential roles as a low-flying scout or to reach locations inaccessible from the ground. (more...)
Fossil Tail From Jurassic Could Shed Light on Crocodiles' Family Tree Fossil Tail From Jurassic Could Shed Light on Crocodiles' Family Tree
- May 14, 2018

The second species of crocodile-like creatures were not presenting any kind of armor but, instead, they presented some kind of body fins and tail fins pretty much similar to the fins present in the majority of the modern-day marine mammals, which permit these creatures to easily swim underwater. (more...)
The earth is the The earth is the "missing" asteroid
- May 14, 2018

They were unable to forecast when it will certainly return as a result of the absence of monitorings on its orbit. The asteroid 2010 WC9's diameter is somewhere between 60-130 meters. "The broadcast will be less than 25 minutes in duration, as the asteroid will cross our field of view within that period of time", he added. "The asteroid will be moving quite rapidly (30 arc seconds per minute). (more...)
Research: Massive Black Holes discovered in Center of Milky Way Research: Massive Black Holes discovered in Center of Milky Way
- May 13, 2018

Black holes cannot be seen because of the strong gravity pulls however scientist can study stars or study how strong gravity affects the stars and gas around the black hole. The amount of variability they have shown over timescales of years is different from that expected for X-ray binaries containing neutron stars. This people of black holes together with companion stars around Sgr A* may offer insight to the creation of X-ray binaries from intimate encounters between stars and black holes. (more...)
Ancient whales were not filter feeders, had ferocious teeth to slice prey Ancient whales were not filter feeders, had ferocious teeth to slice prey
- May 13, 2018

In a statement, Marx's fellow study author, University of Otago (New Zealand) researcher R. Ewan Fordyce, said that Llanocetus was a "lucky" find, as its physical features and the shape of its bones helped "tell a clear story" in terms of the evolution of modern baleen whales , or Mysticetes. (more...)
SpaceX Debuts the Falcon 9 Block 5, Says Launch was Successful SpaceX Debuts the Falcon 9 Block 5, Says Launch was Successful
- May 13, 2018

Thousands of people across the world witnessed the launching, which was telecast on different television channels, and was webcast by SpaceX. How many satellites out there? Increased rocket reusability also is just a core tenet of SpaceX operator and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's wider goals of earning space traveling common place and eventually sending humans to Mars. (more...)
Credit Suisse Group Reaffirms Outperform Rating for Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN)
- May 13, 2018

AMZN has also 1.96M shares volume. Fred Alger Mgmt Inc holds 0.01% or 18,364 shares in its portfolio. Amazon.com has a 52 week low of $1,597.92 and a 52 week high of $1,612.00. About 1.96M shares traded. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 65.23%. Whitnell & Co. raised its position in shares of Amazon.com by 581.3% in the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Global Oxygen Sensors Market Survey 2018-2025 Airmar Technology, Infineon, Siemens, BOSCH Global Oxygen Sensors Market Survey 2018-2025 Airmar Technology, Infineon, Siemens, BOSCH
- May 13, 2018

Garner Insights is a Market Intelligence and consulting firm with a comprehensive experience and rich knowledge of the market research industry. Some of the key players identified across the value chain of the worldwide Sensor Fusion System industry include Renesas Electronics Corp, Hillcrest Labs, Microchip technologies, Bosch Sensortec GmbH, NXP Semiconductors, Baselabs GmbH and Memsic etc., Analog Devices, Senion, Stmicroelectronics, Invensense and Kionix. (more...)
YouTube Will Remind Users To 'Take A Break' With New Update
- May 13, 2018

After the update is downloaded, YouTube users may go into the app's settings , and then the " General " menu selection. Now, the YouTube app will alert you if you're binging too much. The latest update also brings some set of notification controls. The other new element is known as "Scheduled consume" which lets users access most these telling once aday at a specific time. (more...)
Time Travelers Are Invited to Stephen Hawking's Memorial Service Time Travelers Are Invited to Stephen Hawking's Memorial Service
- May 13, 2018

An online ballot to attend the service requires applicants give their date of birth, which can be any day up to December 31, 2038. Following the service, his ashes were placed near the grave of Sir Isaac Newton at Westminster Abbey. "Look out for time travellers at the Abbey". He even provided the exact Global Positioning System coordinates to prevent confusion. London blogger IanVisits first noticed the future birthdate discrepancy on the application for the event, and it's possible ... (more...)
How To Turn On How To Turn On "Remind Me To Take A Break" On YouTube?
- May 12, 2018

Notably, a new version of the YouTube for Android app is now rolling out with a new "Take a Break" feature in keeping with this theme. This is in line with what's in store for Android P in the future. The idea here is that the app won't try to grab your attention, and the user will be able to avoid getting distracted from constant notifications . The other new option lets users receive all their notification once every day, again at a specific time. (more...)
Monica Lewinsky's fury after being uninvited from Bill Clinton event Monica Lewinsky's fury after being uninvited from Bill Clinton event
- May 12, 2018

Meanwhile, Clinton's press secretary also said he wasn't aware Lewinsky had been invited to the event or that she had later been uninvited. Needless to say, she wasn't thrilled about that. "Sometimes it's just an innocent (though no less rude) faux pas, but it's often a reflection of the more implicit pragmatics of control and politeness", she says, comparing the play of power to "The Handmaid's Tale". (more...)
Microsoft may build a Cortana powered smart speaker Microsoft may build a Cortana powered smart speaker
- May 12, 2018

While Mircosoft's Cortana was at the third rank before Apple's Siri. Now news has come up that Microsoft is currently working on a Cortana based smart speaker to compete with other rival company speakers like Google's Home , Apple's HomePod , Amazon's Alexa and many more. (more...)
BlackBerry KEY2 to Launch at June 7 New York Event BlackBerry KEY2 to Launch at June 7 New York Event
- May 12, 2018

The launch event will take place in NY at 10 AM local time. Earlier today BlackBerry Mobile tweeted the invite below, confirming that the "rebirth" of the KEYone is less than a month away, with the KEY2 launch event scheduled for June 7 in NY. (more...)
Microsoft will replace Surface Pro 4 PCs with screen flickering issues Microsoft will replace Surface Pro 4 PCs with screen flickering issues
- May 12, 2018

That is because Microsoft has finally come to the conclusion that some units are just not repairable. That means that if you bought your Pro 4 on launch day, which was October 26, 2015, you've still got five more months of coverage for this issue. (more...)
Idea, Airtel shares tumble up to 12% on Jio post-paid plan Idea, Airtel shares tumble up to 12% on Jio post-paid plan
- May 12, 2018

Post-paid subscribers albeit restricted to 5-6 percent for Bharti Airtel and IdeaVodafone, represent around 20 percent of their portable income, the CLSA report said. The analysts feel Jio's new plan could move some postpaid, corporate accounts, that account for large chunk of revenues of the incumbents. ARPU will correct if incumbents try to hold on to these customers. (more...)
Microsoft Would Like To Bring iMessage Support To Windows Microsoft Would Like To Bring iMessage Support To Windows
- May 12, 2018

Let us know down in the comments! It keeps a history of things you've copied and pasted, including plain text, HTML, and images under 1MB. The latest beta version of Windows 10 , which is available to users on the Fast Insiders track, finally brings a dark theme to File Explorer to match the rest of Windows 10's dark aesthetic. (more...)
YouTube launches expanded music charts in 44 countries
- May 12, 2018

In addition to the new Trending Chart , YouTube's Top Songs chart will be ranked by the most combined views of a song's official versions on the platform (official video, lyric video, approved user-generated videos, etc.); Top Artists will combine all total views of an artist's official releases on the platform, including collaborations; and Top Music Videos will focus on views of official music videos. (more...)
NASA adds a drone to its 2020 Mars rover NASA adds a drone to its 2020 Mars rover
- May 12, 2018

NASA's next Mars mission will have a helicopter onboard. U.S. Rep. John Culberson of Texas echoed Bridenstine's appreciation of the impact of American firsts on the future of exploration and discovery. The mission already includes an in situ resource utilization experiment called Moxie, which will attempt to produce oxygen from Martian atmospheric carbon dioxide with a process known as solid oxide electrolysis. (more...)
The Walt Disney (DIS) Price Target Lowered to $123.00 at B. Riley
- May 12, 2018

This organization's stock showed a trading volume of 18.04 million shares, compared to its average daily volume of 7.95M shares. Exchange Capital Management Inc decreased its stake in Walt Disney Co ( DIS ) by 9.3% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)