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Sci-tech NASA May Send a Drone to Titan in 2025
Author: 0 NASA May Send a Drone to Titan in 2025

It'll involve sending a helicopter-like robot to the surface of Titan, one of Saturn's moons. While that mission had a lander, Philae, it was not a sample-return mission. NASA's Cassini orbiter mapped Titan in detail during its 13-year mission at Saturn. "What the CAESAR mission will do is return the first samples from the surface of a comet nucleus", Squyres said.

Sci-tech Two New Alexa Voice Features Come To Amazon Music Subs
Author: 0 Two New Alexa Voice Features Come To Amazon Music Subs

Amazon didn't make a big fuss over this news but members were shown a notification that says free and premium plans on Amazon Music Storage Subscriptions will end. To review, the Amazon Music storage can be availed for free where you can save up to 250 songs only. New subscriptions will be accepted until January 15, and you can also upgrade your current plan until then.

Sci-tech Watch The Newgrange Winter Solstice live online this year
Author: 0 Watch The Newgrange Winter Solstice live online this year

But that line isn't vertical compared to Earth's path along the sun-instead, it's tilted by about 23 degrees, like a more extreme version of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. The solstice marks the exact time that the Northern Hemisphere is tilted farthest away from the sun. That's because the weather has a slightly different sense of seasons, called meteorological seasons rather than astronomical seasons.

Sci-tech Boeing Previews Offering for Navy's MQ-25 Tanker Drone Program
Author: 0 Boeing Previews Offering for Navy's MQ-25 Tanker Drone Program

Boeing has unveiled a prototype unmanned aerial vehicle meant to serve as a mid-air refueler for US Navy aircraft. Boeing will be testing its entrant in the U.S. Northrop Grumman had earlier entered the competition but withdrew its interest in October, indicating it would be unable to meet the terms of service.

Sci-tech SpaceX shows off Falcon Heavy
Author: 0 SpaceX shows off Falcon Heavy

First three pictures were released on Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Unconfirmed whispers in the fan community have it on good authority that the Roadster has in fact already been mated to the second stage's payload adapter, and transport to the Cape and integration with the full Falcon Heavy stack are undoubtedly imminent.

Sci-tech These were the worst passwords of 2017, study finds
Author: 0 These were the worst passwords of 2017, study finds

While many on the list are fairly standard ("123123", "Password", "admin" etcetera), there were a couple of unexpected entries, including "monkey" and "whatever". Other popular but awful passwords that made to the list were "iloveyou", "letmein", "money", "whatever" and "trustno1". Then there are the people who made "loveme" the 23rd most used password in 2016.

Sci-tech PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is finally leaving early access this week
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is finally leaving early access this week

There's still no set time on exactly when on Wednesday, December 20, Bluehole will launch the 1.0 update for the game, or when players will get a look at the new patch notes. According to a new Xbox Wire news post, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sold more than 1m copies in its first 48 hours on the Xbox One . Meanwhile, PUBG Corp.

Sci-tech Super Mario Odyssey sells over a million copies in Japan
Author: 0 Super Mario Odyssey sells over a million copies in Japan

Mouldy Toof and Team17 are getting into the Christmas spirit by releasing some new DLC for The Escapists 2 by putting you into a Christmas-themed prison from which you must escape. This is followed by the Nintendo Switch at three, the Samsung Galaxy 8 at four and the Xbox One X at five. Last week alone the Switch sold 230,000 units, a figure that could undoubtedly increase as we approach the holidays.

Author: 0 Does Intel Corporation (INTC) Have More Gas After Touching 52-Week High?

Over the last five trading sessions, the stock has moved 8.56%. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.85, for a total value of $60,397.15. Intel (NASDAQ: INTC ) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. (NASDAQ:INTU). 44,000 were accumulated by Highland L P. Douglass Winthrop Advsrs Lc owns 0.06% invested in Intuit Inc. Clark Estates reported 0.12% stake.

Sci-tech Cuphead iOS Release Is a Scam
Author: 0 Cuphead iOS Release Is a Scam

It is also worth noting that " Cuphead " now has an exclusivity deal with Microsoft, meaning it is only allowed to release for the PC and the Xbox platforms. Secondly, the app developer contact website is a carefully cloned version of the real developer's website, with the addition of references to an iOS release.

Sci-tech The Witcher 3 now supports HDR and 4K on Xbox One X
Author: 0 The Witcher 3 now supports HDR and 4K on Xbox One X

The performance mode renders the game at either 1080P or 4K resolution via dynamic resolution scaling while targetting 60 frames per second. Wild Hunt's 4K mode is available in two different variants: Performance and 4K. Alongside higher resolution textures, enhanced shadows, better ambient occlusion and improved texture filtering means that The Witcher 3 now looks better than ever before on console.

Author: 0 Activision Blizzard INC (ATVI) Share Value Rose While Fmr LLC Cut Stake

The 7 months chart pattern indicates low risk for the $48.97 billion company. Activision Blizzard, Inc . shares increased 0.78 percent over the past week and rose 1.25 percent over the previous month. Benchmark maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ) for 210,561 shares. ATVI's profit will be $650.24 million for 18.95 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality.

Sci-tech Top EU court: Uber should be considered a transport company
Author: 0 Top EU court: Uber should be considered a transport company

In its ruling the court writes that Uber's "intermediation service... the goal of which is to connect, by means of a smartphone application and for remuneration, non-professional drivers using their own vehicle with persons who wish to make urban journeys, must be regarded as being inherently linked to a transport service and, accordingly, must be classified as "a service in the field of transport" within the meaning of European Union law".

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S9+ spotted on Geekbench revealing key specs
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9+ spotted on Geekbench revealing key specs

Key features of Samsung's new smartphones included voice-recognition system Bixby, which was aimed to compete with Apple Inc.'s Siri or Google Inc.'s Google Assistant. However, we will keep coming across leaks and rumors on the Internet which would reveal more about these 2018 Samsung flagships. They will be backed by 6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage.

Sci-tech China Urges Trump To Abandon 'Cold War' Thinking
Author: 0 China Urges Trump To Abandon 'Cold War' Thinking

The 68-page report also deemed China's trade policies to be a threat to American prosperity and tantamount to "economic aggression". On Monday, Trump described China a "rival power" seeking to "challenge American influence, values and wealth".

Author: 0 Google will turn on native ad-blocking in Chrome on February 15

In order for Chrome to be a true Windows Store account, it would have to use Windows's own rendering engines, which Google is loathe to do. In Chrome, Google's new ad blocker will block a website's entire ads portfolio if they break one of the Better Ads Standards .

Sci-tech Facebook abused dominant position, says German watchdog
Author: 0 Facebook abused dominant position, says German watchdog

The Bundeskartellamt began investigating the social media giant a year ago and, in a preliminary ruling yesterday, found that it had a dominant position in Germany's social media market and questioned its approach to accumulating user information.

Sci-tech Former Senate leader urges funding UFO research: 'The truth is out there'
Author: 0 Former Senate leader urges funding UFO research: 'The truth is out there'

The existence of the program, known as the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program, was confirmed officially for the first time Saturday by a Pentagon spokesman. The video, filmed by a Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet scrambled from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, shows an encounter between the plane and an unknown object which is about the size of a commercial plane.

Author: 0 Link for Google Chrome is now available in the Microsoft Store

A while ago, Microsoft confirmed that Google Chrome won't be published on the Microsoft Windows Store. The so-called Chrome installer is a simple web wrapper that will redirect you to the Chrome download page in Microsoft Edge. However, earlier this year, Microsoft introduced Windows 10 S, a special version of Windows, aimed at students, that can only run software from the Windows Store.

Sci-tech Jeep Cherokee reveals its new face
Author: 0 Jeep Cherokee reveals its new face

From what we can, the 2019 model finds a reworked front end to include a larger fog light treatment, and those skinny headlights appear to be have grown into a more conservative style that may appeal to more people. Around back, however, there's a comprehensively reshaped tailgate, moving the license plate from the bumper to just below the rear window. Inside, changes are minor.

Sci-tech Honda Insight bound for 2018 Detroit auto show
Author: 0 Honda Insight bound for 2018 Detroit auto show

Honda's funky two-door Insight hybrid came out in 1999 and got 70 miles per gallon on the highway. The company says it's bringing back the Insight name for the compact vehicle that will offer mileage competitive with other hybrids. Fuel economy and price weren't released Tuesday for the auto that will be in US showrooms next summer. "With its sophisticated styling, dynamic stance, ample interior space and best-in-class performance, the all-new Insight embodies Honda's approach to creating ...

Author: 0 Google brings a Chrome… installer… to the Microsoft Store ars_ab.settitle(1234555)

This isn't the Chrome browser itself; it's just an installer for Chrome that opens to Google's Chrome download page. The listing is just a download link for the Chrome browser. Downloading it opens up the link in the default Windows 10 browser. "To use Google Chrome , upgrade for free (for a limited time) to Windows 10 Pro".

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