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Sci-tech These images from NASA show how serious the California wildfires are
Author: 0 These images from NASA show how serious the California wildfires are

They issued red flag warnings for Los Angles and Ventura counties through December 8, noting that isolated wind gusts of 80 miles (130 kilometers) per hour are possible. Yes Faith, unfortunately we can. The photograph below was also taken on December 5 by the Multi Spectral Imager on the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2 satellite.

Sci-tech The Last Guardian returns with free VR experience
Author: 0 The Last Guardian returns with free VR experience

Furthermore, its relatively new VR companion accessory, the PSVR, has been enjoying strong momentum and surpassed the two million sales mark earlier this month. As Sony's President for America Shawn Layden says, "We're still trying to understand exactly what people are going to want to do in that medium". This means that the Xbox One X doesn't lower the resolution of the game in order to maintain 30 FPS.

Sci-tech This Is What the Devastating California Wildfires Look Like From Space
Author: 0 This Is What the Devastating California Wildfires Look Like From Space

The fires were so big and were producing so much smoke that they were actually visible from space. And three from the Twitter feed of cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy aboard the International Space Station. "The station crew saw California's wildfires & shared imagery with first responders, helping efforts on the ground". On Friday, Dec. 7, the NASA Twitter account posted even more images , showing the burn scars and active fires in new photos.

Sci-tech Android keyboard app leaks personal information about 31 million users
Author: 0 Android keyboard app leaks personal information about 31 million users

We also found several tables of contact data uploaded from a user's phone. The app offers themed keyboards for phones and tablets. Had any of the malicious types that lurk on the web found the server they could have extracted all manner of user data, from full names, email addresses, and location, basically a treasure trove of information for people who get their kicks from identity theft and fraud.

Sci-tech Tag: Sea of Thieves
Author: 0 Tag: Sea of Thieves

We have played Sea of Thieves a few times since its announcement a few years ago, most notably at subsequent E3 and Gamescom trade shows. Rare has iterated over early versions of the game with the Sea of Thieves Insider Programme, enlisting a vocal community to help it out.

Sci-tech Casting new light on eclipse eye damage
Author: 0 Casting new light on eclipse eye damage

She said her vision became blurry and distorted just a few hours later and that she started seeing a black spot when looking from her left eye. For millions of people last summer's solar eclipse was a momentary spectacle, but for one New Yorker the sight of the moon crossing the sun is a vision that may never leave her view, burned as a crescent-shaped scar into her retina.

Sci-tech Record Scorer Banned For World Cup After Cocaine Abuse
Author: 0 Record Scorer Banned For World Cup After Cocaine Abuse

Guerrero has been hit with a 12-month suspension by Federation Internationale de Football Association after failing a test earlier this year. A statement released by football's world governing body said that its Disciplinary Committee had found that Paolo Guerrero had violated article six of the organisation's Anti-Doping Regulations.

Sci-tech A Way Out gets a new trailer, release date and 'Friends Pass'
Author: 0 A Way Out gets a new trailer, release date and 'Friends Pass'

It's actually a pretty risky game, but not all that surprising an idea coming from a development team with numerous people who worked on the co-op indie game A Tale of Two Sons . The only requirements are that both people need to play on the same platform, a PlayStation Plus or Xbox Live Gold account for consoles, and an internet connection.

Sci-tech OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition to launch in Europe on Dec 13
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T Star Wars Edition to launch in Europe on Dec 13

If you have not received it, then wait for some time as it may take some hours to days to receive on your device. Another notable improvement coming in OxygenOS 4.7.4 is the Wi-Fi optimisation so it consumes very little power and extends the overall battery life of the device.

Sci-tech Fortnite Battle Royale - 50 vs 50 Mode Announced, Cross-Platform Support Hinted
Author: 0 Fortnite Battle Royale - 50 vs 50 Mode Announced, Cross-Platform Support Hinted

The game's latest 1.9.1 patch added support for 4K on the Xbox One X and, "due to overwhelming popular demand", formalised what has quickly become one of Fortnite's headline features: rocket surfing. Battle Royale's previous limited event, Fortnitemares, had a Halloween theme and lasted for just over a month in the fall. Epic has also stated that it's found a way to reduce the size of future patches for Fortnite , so update v1.1.0 should be the last one that's aproximately 10 GB.

Sci-tech Soul Calibur 6 Announced At The Game Awards
Author: 0 Soul Calibur 6 Announced At The Game Awards

Bandai fighting game chief Katsuhiro Harada took to the stage at The Game Awards to reveal Soul Calibur 6's debut trailer, which includes snippets of gameplay. SoulCalibur Vwas released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012. The new trailer for the game can be found below, and features plenty of action, as well as hints of how well the co-op will work within the game.

Sci-tech Huawei starts rolling out Oreo update For Honor 9 and Honor V9
Author: 0 Huawei starts rolling out Oreo update For Honor 9 and Honor V9

Users should be receiving a prompt to update OTA on unlocked devices, carrier-locked phones may take a little longer, however, you can check if the update is available to you by using Huawei's HiCare application on your phone. The company is only looking for 250 volunteers, so if you want to test the update, you have to be quick. The Huawei Mate 9 MHA-AL00, Mate 9 Porsche Edition, Mate 9 Pro Full Netcom Version LON-AL00, and Mate 9 Full Netcom Version MHA-TL00 are supported.

Sci-tech PUBG for Xbox Was Treated Like a First-Party Title at Microsoft
Author: 0 PUBG for Xbox Was Treated Like a First-Party Title at Microsoft

This success has all been built on one gameplay mode and only one map, until now. According to Bihary "there were a lot of raised hands within Microsoft of offer support". He said that this treatment meant Microsoft gave PUBG Corp. access to the team at The Coalition as well as Microsoft's own quality assurance team and advanced technical group.

Sci-tech OMG: Vine Might Be Coming Back and People Can't Handle It
Author: 0 OMG: Vine Might Be Coming Back and People Can't Handle It

It originated in Florida. Even if Vine 2 .0 never sees the light of day, it's predecessor's content will always live on as nearly-unwatchable YouTube compilations . Despite being used (and loved) by millions, Twitter made a decision to kill off the social network, which used 6-second videos, in January 2017. However he just took to Twitter to tease something HUGE...

Sci-tech Why Did David Cassidy Cut His Daughter Out Of His Will?
Author: 0 Why Did David Cassidy Cut His Daughter Out Of His Will?

Cassidy, who died November 21 at age 67, recently reconciled with his daughter after an estrangement, but didn't change his will to reflect that, the Miami Herald reported . "I've never had a relationship with her", he told People magazine in February. Katie has starred in such TV shows as Arrow and Gossip Girl .

Author: 0 Superhot Mind Control Delete announced

In the biggest departure from the game's first installment, players will get to play as multiple characters with different abilities, while gameplay will now be more akin to the procedural generation of a roguelike. "The single most important strength of the original Superhot was the fantastic involvement of tens of thousands of creative alpha and beta testers that helped us shape and balance the game and drove us to pursue zero compromises in design", the studio said on its Steam page.

Sci-tech Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Releases Latest List of Safest Vehicles
Author: 0 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Releases Latest List of Safest Vehicles

Headlights also had to perform to standards in another new test in order to earn top ratings. Subaru was right behind with four, Mercedes-Benz had two, and Toyota, BMW and Ford each had one. "Manufacturers have been taking this issue seriously since we first shed light on it, and we're confident that good small overlap protection will become the norm on the passenger side, just as it has on the driver side".

Sci-tech U.S. wildfires destroys homes, forces thousands to flee
Author: 0 U.S. wildfires destroys homes, forces thousands to flee

Those conditions continued through much of Tuesday, as the fire swept through neighborhoods in Ventura, destroying hundreds of homes. The company positioned fix crews and equipment in areas most likely to suffer wind damage. The Creek Fire has destroyed 11 homes and injured two firefighters, KTLA reported . The video shows the man chasing the rabbit after it ran across the road as flames from the Thomas Fire burn just feet away.

Sci-tech Mark Your Calendars for a Superb Geminid Meteor Shower
Author: 0 Mark Your Calendars for a Superb Geminid Meteor Shower

We may still see some of these meteors on neighboring nights, in addition to viewing several attractive pairings of the crescent moon with the planets Jupiter and Mars. The other reason why this year is astronomically favorable for the U.S.to see the Geminids is the exact timing of Earth's encounter with the central section of the meteoroid swarm.

Sci-tech [LISTEN] Little Foot fossils unveiled in SA
Author: 0 [LISTEN] Little Foot fossils unveiled in SA

For years, information has trickled out on the significance of the find, but this is the first time the fossil skeleton will be unveiled in the vault of the University of the Witwatersrand Evolutionary Studies Institute. "The process required extremely careful excavation in the dark environment of the cave". The scientists will likewise soon publish over two dozen scientific papers on their hefty work.

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