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Sci-tech NASA Is Planning To Privatize International Space Station
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The resupply mission will be the first of six, as the company won the Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) 2 contract in 2016 to transport cargo to and from the ISS . The ISS, after all, has largely been used for research purposes. First and foremost, the ISS is a collaborative effort involving many allies and partners.

Sci-tech Nearly 700000 Young People Are Expected To Ditch Facebook This Year
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EMarketer , who ran Facebook's user numbers for 2017, predicts that it's not going to get much better for the social media giant in 2018. In a report on Monday, eMarketer said about 71% of the United Kingdom users between 12 and 17 years old would use Facebook this year, a drop of 8% from last year's forecast.

Sci-tech Nokia 9 : Its design confirmed by stolen photos
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The Android 8.1 Oreo release for the Nokia 8 was confirmed by HMD Global Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas on Twitter . The update also corrects the much talked about hamburger emoji and also includes the February Google Security Patch.

Sci-tech Qualcomm's X24 Modem can Reach Speeds of 2 Gbps
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At its 5G Day event in San Diego last week, Qualcomm also demonstrated a trio of trials, showcasing technologies like spectrum sharing and "ultra reliable low latency communication (URLLC)". As evidenced by our work with these distinguished OEMs from around the globe and as we demonstrated in 3G and 4G LTE, Qualcomm Technologies is utilizing our deep expertise and technology leadership to support the successful launch of 5G NR, driving innovation in the mobile ecosystem.

Sci-tech THQ Nordic acquires Saints Row and Dead Island owner Koch Media
Author: 0 THQ Nordic acquires Saints Row and Dead Island owner Koch Media

In a press release , THQ Nordic explained that it has no plans now to restructure Deep Silver, which likely means that various studio jobs are safe. No restructuring or cost-saving programmes are now being planned. Any projects now under development at Deep Silver will remain, which hopefully means Dead Island 2 is still on the way despite its long, troubled development.

Sci-tech Elon Musk Vows To Eat Boring Company Hat, With Mustard
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The 23-storey-tall jumbo rocket, carrying a cherry red Tesla Roadster from the assembly line of Musk's electric auto company as a mock payload, thundered off its launchpad in billowing clouds of steam and rocket exhaust at 3:45 p.m (2045 GMT) from the Kennedy Space Center .

Sci-tech Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) Moves -7.76%
Author: 0 Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) Moves -7.76%

Stamps Com Inc now has $3.23B valuation. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $25.98. The stock had a trading volume of 530,771 shares, compared to its average volume of 464,213. Proshare Ltd Llc holds 1,395 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Hgk Asset Mngmt holds 24,038 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Golub Lc reported 3.19% stake.

Sci-tech NASA just published the farthest-ever images taken in space
Author: 0 NASA just published the farthest-ever images taken in space

For now, the Hubble telescope, which orbits Earth, can image most Kuiper belt objects in greater detail than New Horizon's eight-inch telescope, Porter said . NASA said in a statement that New Horizons snapped a picture of a group of stars known as the "Wishing Well" when the spacecraft was about 3.79 billion miles (6.12 billion kilometers) from Earth.

Sci-tech How To Cast Video Using VLC 3
Author: 0 How To Cast Video Using VLC 3

The new version brings Chromecast and hardware accelerated video decoding support. That means if you've used VLC before and had issues, its definitely time to give it another shot, as those issues are likely resolved. There were other challenges as well, like the above-mentioned media encoding feature. Interestingly, VLC 3.0 can also be downloaded and run on Windows machines running Windows XP, Android devices on Gingerbread 2.3, and iOS devices on iOS 7.

Sci-tech Ski star Vonn vows to win for late grandfather
Author: 0 Ski star Vonn vows to win for late grandfather

Innerhofer, who won downhill silver and combined bronze in Sochi four years ago, clocked 1min 18.97sec down a course shortened because of high winds atop the Jeongseon course. Vonn - who has snubbed an invite to the White House and says she is representing her "country but not her president" - has won an all-time women's record of 81 World Cup races and has consistently asked to compete in a men's event.

Sci-tech Graphic Chip Demand Grows Nvidia Sales By 34%
Author: 0 Graphic Chip Demand Grows Nvidia Sales By 34%

Ark Investment Management LLC now owns 126,769 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock valued at $18,326,000 after buying an additional 56,138 shares in the last quarter . First Manhattan invested in 0% or 241 shares. Crosslink Inc holds 165,661 shares. It also reduced its holding in Lilly Eli & Co (NYSE:LLY) by 4,725 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 51,863 shares, and cut its stake in Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).

Sci-tech Apple is investigating why one AirPod caught on fire in Florida
Author: 0 Apple is investigating why one AirPod caught on fire in Florida

While being shocked at what was happening, the man left it on a workout equipment and went for help. The right is blown apart and charred. Colon told the TV station that "It was already popped". "I don't know what would've happened to my ear", Colon said. "Ear lobe could've been burnt". The first was that the battery components in the Galaxy Note 7 did not fit in the battery's casing.

Sci-tech IPhone Secret Code Revealed In 'Biggest Leak In History'
Author: 0 IPhone Secret Code Revealed In 'Biggest Leak In History'

As such, its leak has understandably caused concern among security experts and consumers alike. "There are many layers of hardware and software protections built into our products". But the leak of this source code is proof that no environment or OS is infallible, and application protection from within the application itself is crucial, especially for business-critical, data-sensitive applications.

Sci-tech YouTube Is Temporarily Suspending Ads On Logan Paul's Videos
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He encouraged his 16 million YouTube subscribers to participate in the deadly Tide Pod Challenge , where it has landed a major number of its participants in hospitals. In response to the outrage, YouTube cut the influencer from all of its originals projects that were now in development, put an age requirement on his channel, and removed him from its Google's premium advertising program.

Sci-tech N KOREA holds military parade ahead of Winter Olympics
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It remained unclear whether Kim would be carrying a message from her brother to Moon, who has said he is willing to meet Kim Jong Un if he is reasonably sure that such a meeting would help end the crisis over the North's nuclear weapons and missile development.

Sci-tech Twitter Actually Made a Profit For the First Time
Author: 0 Twitter Actually Made a Profit For the First Time

Twitter said its full year 2017 revenue slid 3% to $2.443 billion. Twitter delivered the first profitable quarter in its almost 12-year history - although it failed to increase its total monthly user base in the period. The consensus stood at 333 million monthly users. Twitter said user number growth had been held back by "seasonal weakness" and changes made by Apple to its Safari web browser, which cut user numbers by two million.

Sci-tech Face swapped porn created with the help of AI is being banned
Author: 0 Face swapped porn created with the help of AI is being banned

Pornhub received more than 28.5bn visitors in 2017, averaging 81m visitors per day and 800 searches made per second. "I mean if the sub is for fake images, then I don't see the problem here", said user Freethot_. The next site to ban the faked porn by way of a policy update was Reddit. Check out the SFW example below for a better idea of what we're talking about.

Sci-tech Nest is being swallowed up by Google's hardware team
Author: 0 Nest is being swallowed up by Google's hardware team

And it created its "Works with Nest" program - which includes both Google Home and Amazon Alexa - an assemblage of products that can pair up with its own. Folding Nest back into Google has always seemed inevitible. By 2022, AI-focused devices will have amounted to total revenue of no less than $50 billion, which is a huge leap from the $31 billion already spent on smart home gadgets by the end of 2017.

Sci-tech The Information: Google planning game streaming service
Author: 0 The Information: Google planning game streaming service

It already has a massive content delivery infrastructure thanks to sites like YouTube , and the company now has a small gaming footprint with the Android-focused Google Play Games service and YouTube Gaming , a Twitch competitor. Nonetheless, this move could give video game streaming the shot in the arm it needs. There is also no word on how much Google would be charging with the subscription service.

Sci-tech What Could Possibly Happen to Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in Space?
Author: 0 What Could Possibly Happen to Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in Space?

Musk's $100,000 vehicle has a dummy named Starman , of course, dressed in a spacesuit at the wheel while " Space Oddity" plays on repeat as the ship heads towards orbits around Mars and the sun. The rocket is equipped with three boosters and 27 engines created to provide more than 2 million kilograms of thrust. Musk founded SpaceX in 2002 and has led the company since the beginning.

Sci-tech Look for a lobster emoji to surface this year
Author: 0 Look for a lobster emoji to surface this year

Judging by the regular release schedule, you'll see the new emoji on iOS shortly after the release of iOS 12, normally in the first or second point upgrade to the OS. The Unicode Emoji 11.0 set will include a total of 157 new emojis, including a woman superhero, a softball, a pirate flag and new hairstyles for the male and female emojis.

Sci-tech Microsoft Ditches Windows 10 S for S Mode
Author: 0 Microsoft Ditches Windows 10 S for S Mode

This particular version was intended for cheaper laptops and ultrabooks, with a focus on getting Windows 10 into schools and into the hands of students. Since Windows Store has always been criticised for app gap issue, the Progressive Web Apps (PWA) could finally fix the app gap to some extent. The Surface Laptop with 10 S.

Sci-tech What To Expect From The PS4 5.50 Update
Author: 0 What To Expect From The PS4 5.50 Update

Those of you who are signed up to the beta can get a taste of this latest system update from today. The signature feature is Play Time Management , which is created to give adult family members more control over how long kids are active on the PlayStation Network.

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