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Tesla proposes big payout if Musk meets lofty goals

Tesla has allowed its extremely rich person originator, Elon Musk, a US$2.6 bn award, the greatest ever of its kind, featuring the company's colossal desire and how personally its future achievement is associated with Musk. When that pay package was ...

United Kingdom sandwich habit 'as bad for the environment as eight million cars'

The carbon footprint of the most popular homemade sandwich (ham & cheese) varies from 399-843g CO2 eq per sandwich, depending on the recipe. The team calculated the carbon dioxide equivalent of the 11.5 billion sandwiches eaten each year in the U...

Qualcomm Fined By EU Competition Commission

The fine is the latest blow struck by the European Union against United States tech giants and also a fresh hit for Qualcomm, the leading global supplier of smartphone chips, following another antitrust fine of $800 million imposed by authorities i...

Reba McEntire to Play First Female Colonel Sanders for KFC

KFC CMO Andrea Zahumensky told Business Insider that the Smoky Mountain BBQ colonel would be the chain's " most loved" yet. Meanwhile, KFC has leveraged McEntire brilliantly in its jingle that the (on-screen) Colonel can be seen singing and...

Google Chrome now offers better protection from sneaky online ads

Google noted in September that Chrome will register you as being interested in autoplay videos if you click somewhere on the site during the browsing session, add a webpage to your phone's home screen, or when you frequently play media from a site ...

Rare fixes "Too Early" issue affecting Sea of Thieves beta gamers

We'll update this story with any further developments. But Microsoft essentially sold access to the beta by giving it to anyone who preorders Sea of Thieves . Rare has promised that a fix for this issue will be added to the game in a few hours. ...

Snapchat launches feature that lets users share stories outside the app

We have already told you that Instagram is testing a new word-focused tool called " Text " that can be used in the app's stories feature. At least that appears to be Snapchat's hope, in the same way that Twitter has hoped that people would see ...

You can now add GIFs to your Instagram Stories

Instagram made adding GIFs to Stories easy by having them work as stickers. GIF stickers will be available as part of Instagram version 29 on iOS and Android , while modifications on story upload will be available in the coming weeks.

Museveni to address EALA as sittings kick-off in Uganda

In a later tweet, Museveni reiterated his message, arguing that "Africans need to solve their problems". "Donald Trump speaks to Africans frankly". African leaders labelled Mr Trump a racist earlier this month after he allegedly described some ...

Geneva debut for luxurious new Range Rover SV Coupé

It'll be called the Range Rover SV Coupe , and Land Rover is dubbing it the "world's first full-size luxury SUV coupe". The single teaser images of the Range Rover SV Coupe reveals the interior's four-seat layout which shows the front and re...

Super Blue Blood Moon: Here's how you can catch a glimpse!

And when this happens, earth blocks any direct sunlight from reaching the moon. Then there's that red color. This helps explain the phrase "once in a blue moon" to mean a rare occurrence. Starting Anew - According to Refinery 29 , those of Wiccan...

Xbox Games Pass gets new Microsoft Studios games on release

Xbox Games Pass is the counterpart to Sony's PlayStation now - a kind of Netflix-style service for games - only it lets players download games rather than stream them, a solid advantage in terms of performance. Going forward, any game published unde...

Lunar probe race to end without victor

The Lunar XPrize was launched in 2007 on the heels of the success of the Ansari XPrize-the first of its kind. Messrs. Diamandis and Shingles also said that teams participating in the competition have raised more than $300 million through sponsorshi...

God of War's release date is April 20

Barlog announces the launch date for April 20th and to go with the announcement of the date, a new story trailer has been released for the game. Check it out below. And he doesn't really have to say anything further, because the game's new stor...

Apple to release an entry-level 13 inch MacBook later this year

The sources aren't saying if this is a new addition to Apple's lineup, or if it's replacing a model that's now available. With new orders for MacBooks and other models, GIS is expected to ramp up its LCM shipments to 600,000 units a month by the ...

IPhone battery exploded when man bites it to test

Miraculously it seems that despite the explosion, it was reported that the man suffered no injuries. However, these are not the only causes that can result in battery explosion incidents. The shop doesn't appear to be an official Apple store, so so...

Telecom stocks tumble as Jio steps-up data war

Under the new plan, users get 2GB daily data, instead of 1.5GB per day. In addition to the revisions made to the above plans, Reliance Jio has also introduced a new Rs.98 plan for Jio Prime members. However, starting January 26, the plan will offer...

Intel: Don't Deploy Our Faulty Spectre Patches

The company is advising people to stay far away from its patch after users complained that it caused their machines to reboot. "We ask that our industry partners focus efforts on testing early versions of the updated solution so we can accelerate...

Microsoft partners with Lenovo for cheap school laptops

READ NEXT : Google launches service to automate machine learning "Our ongoing commitment to empower every student to create the world of tomorrow continues today with several new announcements for education", said Microsoft. Finally, Microsoft kno...

Much warmer this weekend after stretch of brutal cold

With highs ranging from the lower to mid 40s, snow and ice will be able to melt even in shaded areas. This will not get us into record territory like last week, but the temperatures will still be 10-15 degrees warmer than average. Highs top out in th...

The Last Jedi nearly had a different ending

But maybe director Rian Johnson said it best with this tweet. After all, we're supposed to go see the movie. While those of us who love the property often thrill at in-the-know references and winking nostalgia, for Star Wars newbies all that nu...

U.S. couple arrested after police discover 13 children held captive in home

The girl used a cell phone to call 911 to report that her 12 siblings were still locked in the home. Police initially thought the 17-year-old girl was about 10-years-old. Child Protective Services and Adult Protective Services are involved in th...

Pope Francis' hosts perform rituals for his protection

According to journalists traveling with the Pope, the couple - Paula Podest and Carlos Ciuffardi - went to the Pope during the January 18 flight to ask for his blessing. Referring to the rings, Francis jested that they shouldn't be too tight, bec...

New Shooter Based on Alien Franchise Is Being Made by Fox

Cold Iron Studios was established in 2015 by a group of industry veterans who worked on games such as Metroid Prime 3 , Bioshock Infinite , and Neverwinter . Well, there's a chance for redemption this time around as Fox is once again working on a...

Nintendo Planning To Reveal A 'New Interactive Experience' Later Today For Switch?

The Variety Kit will have two RC Cars, one fishing rod, one house, one motorbike and a piano. Internet scuttlebutt suggests the Switch may see a new accessory unveiled alongside the initiative - but it feels like, for once, Nintendo has kept th...

Facebook is Making a Big Change to Your News Feed

Another common take among those surveyed was that Facebook could increase the advertising load on Instagram, which they said is now under-monetized relative to the core platform. The company's plan is to refocus users' feeds around posts from frien...

Amazon's Echo Spot is coming to the United Kingdom later this month

Labels have been working hard to understand how smart assistants like Amazon's Alexa decide what music to play when, for example, an Echo owner asks for some "happy indie music from the 1990s". It uses a new four-mic array to hear users, which ...

Toyota Avalon revealed | Bigger, sleeker and loads more tech

The CarPlay interface will be displayed on a 9 inch touchscreen. But Toyota appears to be a holdout no more. Designed by Toyota's Ann Arbor, MI, studio, the new Avalon is far more aggressive looking, with a chrome maw of a grille, swept back ...

Surprise! 2019 Hyundai Veloster lives on with redesign

The latter gets paddle-shifters, while both versions have Active Sound Design enhancement and three drive modes. Power comes from a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, pushing out a strong 275 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. N Custom mode allows comp...

Virender Sehwag Says, "Virat Kohli Should Drop Himself In The 3rd Test"

South Africa could not claim the wicket they craved most, though, as Kohli survived his late scare at the hands of Ngidi and crucially batted out the day's remaining overs with Pandya. With the first ball of his second, he almost had the prize...

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Hubble space telescope goes into 'safe mode' over faulty gyroscope

Hubble was built with six gyroscopes created to keep the telescope pointed the same way for long periods of time. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said Hubble ...

Watch SpaceX's first West Coast ground landing at 10:21PM ET

According to SpaceX's press release, SAOCOM 1A is carrying an "active instrument consisting of a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), which works in the microwave range of the electrom...

MI man learns meteorite he's been using as doorstop is worth $100,000

The man said that the original farmer said he heard the meteorite come crashing down, "and it made a heck of a noise when it hit ". For double verification, a slice of it was se...

First SpaceX West Coast rocket landing lights up California sky

SpaceX will launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SAOCOM 1A satellite from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. And, less than 8 minutes after liftoff, the booster's first...

The first exomoon: Evidence of a moon outside our solar system

The moon candidate is estimated to be only 1.5 percent the mass of its companion planet, and the planet is estimated to be several times the mass of Jupiter. Now the researchers ...

Kent’s Blue Origin sets its sights on the Moon

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos' space venture, Blue Origin , has signed a letter of intent to cooperate with Germany's OHB Group and MT Aerospace on a future mission to the...

Meteorite used as doorstop for decades worth $100,000

And geologist Mona Sirbescu said she "could tell right away that this was something special". The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., corroborated Sirbescu's analysi...

Americans, 1 British scientist win Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The Nobel chemistry prize, economics prize and peace prize are still to be announced. The first drug based on this work is used against rheumatoid arthritis , a skin condition k...

Rock used as doorstop for decades identified as $141,000 meteorite

A meteorite in MI worth $100,000 has been holding open a door at a MI farm for the past 30 years. A man has discovered a rock he's been using as a doorstop for 30 years is ...

Astronauts return from ISS aboard Soyuz, land safely in Kazakhstan

It is reported by Interfax Thursday, 4 October. The trio's departure leaves three crew members aboard the space station , headed by German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who took ov...

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Astronomers spot distant object that supports Planet Nine theory

The Goblin's orbit is consistent with the much-talked-about but yet-to-be-proven Planet 9 . A scrawny dwarf planet nicknamed the Goblin has been discovered well beyond Pluto . ...

Physics Nobel goes to 3 laser scientists for tools made of light

Physics Nobel goes to 3 laser scientists for tools made of light

The last time a woman was awarded a Nobel was in 2015, when Youyou Tu was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for that year, "for her discoveries concernin...

US, Japanese scientists win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

US, Japanese scientists win Nobel Medicine Prize for cancer therapy

Tasuku Honjo , distinguished professor at Kyoto University, has won this year's Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine for his discovery of a protein responsible for suppressing ...

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

Trio win Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences said Ashkin developed "optical tweezers" that can grab tiny particles such as viruses without damaging them. Along with Donna Strickland, he...

Hurricane Rosa off Mexico could bring rip currents, flooding in US

Hurricane Rosa off Mexico could bring rip currents, flooding in US

It is expected to make landfall on the western coast of Mexico late Monday or early Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center said the main hazard is heavy rainfall, both in Mexico ...

Space robots share first images from the surface of an asteroid

Space robots share first images from the surface of an asteroid

Rover 1A and Rover 1B were dropped by Hayabusa 2 , the mothership, 60 meters above the asteroid's surface, and this was a moment of anxiety for all concerned because of the rough ...

Japanese rovers send back first video from asteroid 280 million km away

There's still more drama ahead: Hayabusa 2 is due to drop a bigger rover known as MASCOT to Ryugu's surface on October 3, followed by rounds of surface sampling and the release ...

Kirk regenerates into tropical storm, may dump inches of rain on BVI

Kirk regenerates into tropical storm, may dump inches of rain on BVI

According to N.H.C.'s 5:00 p.m. advisory, the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 12.7 North, longitude 55.7 West. Kirk is moving toward the west-northwest ne...

This is what Japanese robots did after landing on asteroid

This is what Japanese robots did after landing on asteroid

Yesterday, JAXA said in a tweet that it had lost communication with the rovers after they dropped from the spacecraft. The landing of both rovers marks the world's first moving...