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Sci-tech Astronomers unveil secrets of interstellar visitor
Author: 0 Astronomers unveil secrets of interstellar visitor

Those properties suggested the asteroid was dense, comprised of rock and possibly metals, had no water or ice, and that its surface was reddened due to the effects of irradiation from cosmic rays over hundreds of millions of years, Nasa said.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Phone Gets Official Support Page

The Samsung Galaxy X has been rumored ever since Samsung showed off a foldable display at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 in Las Vegas. Shortly after we found new sketches of the Galaxy X foldable phone . This means that its upcoming devices will be more performance efficient than even the S8 or Note 8. Samsung fans will know whether the reports are true, including the final Galaxy S9 benchmark score, once the smartphone is announced as early as February 2018.

Sci-tech Uber set to purchase 24000 autonomous cars in driverless ride-sharing bid
Author: 0 Uber set to purchase 24000 autonomous cars in driverless ride-sharing bid

The deal has the potential for controversy, especially given Volvo's long-held reputation for safety, and its promise that none of its cars will be involved in a fatal collision from 2020 onwards. Following the three-year self-driving partnership with Volvo, the non-binding framework could give Uber a boost in its ambitions to flawless self-driving systems to replace human drivers, following setbacks and lawsuits over trade secrets and talent.

Sci-tech The Honor 7X is officially unveiled
Author: 0 The Honor 7X is officially unveiled

The premium keeps going on the back where the Honor 7X sports dual rear cameras with a 16-megapixel lens for rich colours and a 2-megapixel depth sensing lens for those shallow depth of field shots that give you a professional looking background blur.

Sci-tech CD Projekt Red claims that
Author: 0 CD Projekt Red claims that "we leave greed to others"

The one great fear about Star Wars: Battlefront II is not only that microtransactions and loot boxes would ruin EA's game but that if it was successful the same ideas and methods would be copied by other video games companies. Of course, every game ends after a number of years, some service type games function even after 10 years, but outside our main source of income, meaning big names, it's building a stable source of income.

Sci-tech Apple's iMac Pro may have hands-free Siri voice control
Author: 0 Apple's iMac Pro may have hands-free Siri voice control

We won't know exactly what Apple has in store for the A10 chip until the iMac Pro ships at the end of this year, but from what I can see I'm pretty stoked already. "In theory. The ramdisk is plugged into audio, and the A10 supports it", he added. Then you can treat the x86 & macOS as if it's in a protective bubble.

Sci-tech Google Photos now have Lens accessible through Al
Author: 0 Google Photos now have Lens accessible through Al

They announced that it will first arrive on Google photos and later on Assistant. It has been created to bring up relevant information using visual analysis, and is expected to be relevant to Google CEO Sundar Pichai's "AI first" goal. None of these features are groundbreaking in the sense that it's already possible to do all of this but with different apps and services. Google says Lens has an accuracy of over 95 percent.

Sci-tech Massive natural disaster swarms in 2018 'could hit a BILLION people'
Author: 0 Massive natural disaster swarms in 2018 'could hit a BILLION people'

The research examined historic records of severe earthquakes dating back to 1900, and found five periods where the number of severe earthquakes was significantly higher than usual. This might not seem like much, and it is virtually unperceivable by us humans, but put in perspective, we find that today's days are longer than days in the year 1900 by nearly two full seconds.

Sci-tech Valkyria Chronicles 4 comes to Switch in 2018
Author: 0 Valkyria Chronicles 4 comes to Switch in 2018

Following a teaser which emerged early last week, Sega has officially announced that Valkyria Chronicles 4 will arrive for the PlayStation 4 , Xbox One and Nintendo Switch in 2018. You play a handful of characters, including the "eager, young Commander Claude Wallace, engineer/heavy weapons extraordinaire Riley Miller, hotheaded Darcsen Raz, ice-cold ace sniper Kai Schulen, and more".

Sci-tech Toshiba stock drops on $5 billion share sale plan
Author: 0 Toshiba stock drops on $5 billion share sale plan

Toshiba will issue about 2.3 billion new shares priced at 262.8 yen ($2.35) per share, it said Sunday - about 10% cheaper than Friday's closing price of 292 yen ($2.61). Toshiba agreed in September to sell its prized chip unit to a group led by Bain Capital for $18 billion. Another risk to the chip division sale is a spat between Toshiba and business partner Western Digital Corp., which has argued it should have veto rights in any sale due to their joint ventures and tried to buy the unit ...

Sci-tech Win a lovely custom Skyrim themed Switch from Bethesda
Author: 0 Win a lovely custom Skyrim themed Switch from Bethesda

He also touched on the subject of the software for Nintendo Switch which has been increasing with its popularity saying that a steady pace of new launches is critical to the console's success. Moreover, Super Mario Odyssey was the top-selling video game of the month, even though it launched at the end of the month on October 27. The bright minds over at Digital Foundry have run some performance comparisons between the PS4 and Switch versions of the game, and aside from downscaled ...

Sci-tech JPSS 1 weather satellite deploys from Delta 2 rocket
Author: 0 JPSS 1 weather satellite deploys from Delta 2 rocket

Polar-orbiting weather satellites have headed to space from Vandenberg for decades, but JPSS-1 features the most advanced technology NOAA has ever flown. The satellite also will contribute to near-term weather forecasts, climate and ocean dynamics research, among many other uses. "It has been an honor to partner with our teammates at NASA and NOAA in launching this critical earth observation mission", said Laura Maginnis, ULA vice president of Government Satellite Launch.

Sci-tech NASA Tool Predicts Which Cities Will Flood As Ice Melts
Author: 0 NASA Tool Predicts Which Cities Will Flood As Ice Melts

NASA's new simulation is the most recent to visualize these changes, but it takes things a step further by breaking down which cities will be effected by various sources of melting ice. This happens due to the changes in Earth's gravity field, as mass is lost from these enormous sheets of ice. This will, in turn, help the scientists in understanding which ice sheets they should be most anxious about.

Sci-tech Nigerian women's bobsled team make Winter Olympic history
Author: 0 Nigerian women's bobsled team make Winter Olympic history

The team is made up of driver Seun Adigun , who represented Nigeria in the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 100-meter hurdles, won three Nigerian titles in that event, and also competed for the University of Houston, plus brakewomen Ngozi Onwumere (a former competitive sprinter who won silver in the 200 meters and gold in the 4x100m relay in the 2015 African Games) and Akuoma Omeoga (also a former competitive sprinter who competed for the University of Minnesota).

Sci-tech Meteor shower to light up the First Coast sky tonight
Author: 0 Meteor shower to light up the First Coast sky tonight

Head outside and look up, if you are in an area that has clear skies and little light pollution. These aren't impressive numbers as meteor showers go, but the Leonids are among the fastest-moving clouds of space debris around, which makes them more likely to produce sizzling fireballs.

Sci-tech HTC Vive Tracker Bundles Launched
Author: 0 HTC Vive Tracker Bundles Launched

The Hyper Blaster is a retro-styled light gun created to tie into the tongue-in-cheek nostalgia of Duck Season , but is also compatible with titles such as Arizona Sunshine , The American Dream VR , Practisim VR , Tactical AR and Operation Warcade.

Sci-tech Police and CBI failed in Ryan murder case
Author: 0 Police and CBI failed in Ryan murder case

Giving details, Lawyer for Pradyuman's Family Sushil Tekriwal said CBI has clearly said that they are not yet giving a clean chit to anyone including Ashok. The court has now fixed November 20 as the next date of hearing. The judge heard the counsel of the CBI as well as the accused and the bail application of Kumar, who worked as a bus conductor at the school here.

Sci-tech Dogs owners at lower risk for heart disease
Author: 0 Dogs owners at lower risk for heart disease

A study of 3.4 million Swedes (yep, you can't argue with that) has proved it. Even dog ownership registration has been mandatory in Sweden since 2001. Younger individuals were excluded from the study due to their low risk of cardiovascular disease, the researchers said. Other reasons might involve an increased well-being and social contacts or effects of the dog on the bacterial microbiome in the owner.

Sci-tech IOS 11.2 is going to support faster 7.5W Qi wireless charging
Author: 0 IOS 11.2 is going to support faster 7.5W Qi wireless charging

While Apple's iPhones are yet to support the maximum 15W speed, 7.5W will still be noticeably faster than the current "slow" wireless charging speeds. Apple is now testing iOS 11.2 with beta testers, and this update unlocks wireless charging speed. Apple has already sold two models of wireless chargers from partners in its stores, both Belkin and Mophie offering 7.5W load capacity .

Sci-tech Musk reveals surprise cargo in Tesla Semi
Author: 0 Musk reveals surprise cargo in Tesla Semi

The unveiling of the semi has been delayed twice, with Musk explaining last month that the latest delay was due to the company "diverting resources" to cope with "bottlenecks" in production of the company's Model 3 electric vehicle, and to focus on efforts to provide a solar power array for hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico.

Sci-tech New offer from Microsoft: bill gates plays Xbox gold
Author: 0 New offer from Microsoft: bill gates plays Xbox gold

The report also provides a view on Xbox Live's service availability for your title, so you can quickly determine whether an issue is due to your title's code or a service outage. L.A. Noire originally released back in 2011 for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC and has recently seen an updated re-release for current consoles. New games will be announced for December soon.

Sci-tech Guida Michelin, stellato dopo 9 mesi
Author: 0 Guida Michelin, stellato dopo 9 mesi

Ribaldone è l'unico chef alessandrino che festeggia quest'anno un ottimo risultato, che arriva subito dopo quello della Guida de l'Espresso, che l'ha definito "miglior performance dell'anno" . Entrambi i ristoranti sono riusciti a mantenerla anche in questa edizione della guida rossa. Tra tutti spicca Casa Perbellini a Verona con ben due stelle .

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