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THQ Nordic Buys Saints Row, Metro, Dead Island Owner, Koch Media

THQ Nordic has bought Koch Media in a deal worth 121 million euro. 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. "I strongly believe that THQ No...

New Horizons' Recently Captured Image Breaks Voyager 1's 27-Year Record

New Horizons first snapped photos of a star cluster on December 5, 2017, with the subjects being 3.79 billion miles away from Earth. Voyager 1's record remained unchallenged for almost three decades after NASA turned off its cameras shortly ...

HTC Smartphone Chief Resigns Effective Immediately, Citing 'Personal Career Plan'

Chang previously worked at Motorola and Goldman Sachs before joining HTC as CFO in 2012. Today's resignation is perhaps the most ominous of numerous high-profile departures these past few years, as HTC's President of the Smartphone and Connecte...

Chrome will mark all HTTP sites 'not secure' from July

As a result, Google has been pushing websites to embrace HTTPS encrypted connections. With this upcoming update, every HTTP site will be flagged as 'not secure, ' no matter whether it includes input fields or not. If developers need help in shiftin...

NASA Spacecraft Takes Photo From 3.79 Billion Miles

NASA says the routine calibration frame of the " Wishing Well " galactic open star cluster was taken on December 5th 2017. NASA's New Horizonsspacecraft released photos taken from the greatest distance from Earth ever, the agency announced Thur...

Canada sheds 88000 jobs in January, biggest decline since 2009

The wage improvements in January arrived the same month that saw Ontario take the controversial step of raising its minimum wage. While the unemployment rate increased to 5.9 per cent in January, it's still near its record low of 5.8 per cent and t...

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's increased offer of $121 billion United States dollars

Broadcom plans to announce the new bid this morning U.S. time, the reports said . Qualcomm's rejected Broadcom's latest attempt to buy it, but has also said it is willing to discuss doing a deal. Qualcomm is a wireless telecommunications giant ...

Some New Pokemon Are Flying Into Pokemon Go Very Soon

Pokemon Go most recently added 23 new generation 3 Pokemon , bringing the total number of Hoenn Pokemon in the game to 100 before today. In addition to this set of Pokemon, Legendary Pokemon Rayquaza will also begin appearing in raid battles tomor...

DNA Analysis Finds Britons Were Black 10000 Years Ago

They scanned the skull and a 3D model was produced by "paleo artists" Alfons and Adrie Kennis. While Britain was populated and abandoned by humans during earlier periods, archaeologists think that humans lived on the island continuously from Che...

Disney Announces ESPN Plus: Is It Too Little Too Late?

Disney confirmed that its new streaming service will be called ESPN Plus and that it will launch in spring 2018 through a redesigned version of the ESPN app. As for Disney's overall Q1, the mixed earnings were partly attributed to weaker result...

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Vs Honor 9 Lite | Price, Specifications, Camera & Features Comparison

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is an forthcoming smartphone by Xiaomi . According to some recent rumors, the Redmi 5 Plus may actually be rebranded for its launch in India, so we may end up with the Redmi Note 5 which will actually be a repackaged Re...

This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

Naturally, that means Treyarch is up next. Meanwhile, details regarding the new entry to the first-person shooter franchise claim it will be set in modern times, which seems to be supported by a job listing posted by the publisher and developer pre...

Needs Attention On Active Factors: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

The shares recently went up by 1.27% or $3.08 and now trades at $245.80. Swarthmore Gru Incorporated reported 61,750 shares or 1.52% of all its holdings. STEVENS MARK A had sold 80,250 shares worth $15.02 million. $18.27M worth of stock was sold by H...

See an unnerved Claire Foy star in Steven Soderbergh's nerve-wracking 'Unsane' trailer

I don't know about you but Unsane is definitely on my "must-see" list. "People forget, this is a 4K capture". Soderbergh , who won a "Best Director" Oscar for his movie Traffic in 2001, told IndieWire that he plans to shoot more movies wit...

Apple Confirms Investigations by DOJ, SEC Over iPhone Slowdowns

Numerous people suing Apple say that they would not have bought newer iPhones if they knew that they could fix the issues with their older models by simply replacing the battery. The price to replace a battery was cut from $79 to $29, with the deal a...

Spotify Is Testing a New Free Music App That's Like Pandora

It's not downloadable for any devices in Europe or the U.S. The streaming service allows users to log in with their Spotify accounts and choose from radio stations organized by genre like "pop" or "folk", or by region like "U.S Top 100".

Nab a free Celebration Pack when you log into Monster Hunter World

Monster Hunter World is a colossally-big game. According to figures from Famitsu , which tracks Japanese retail sales, Monster Hunter World has sold more than 1.35 million copies in the country since its release on Friday. In previous Monste...

Killer Whales Can Imitate Human Speech, Study Finds

And it is further evidence that these remarkable animals shouldn't be held in captivity. "We wanted to see how flexible a killer whale can be in copying sounds", Josep Call , professor in evolutionary origins of mind at the University of St Andre...

Detroit Pistons: Andre Drummond named to the 2018 NBA All-Star Game

The Heat, which own the East's fourth-best record at 29-21, will not be represented. The Heat were the lone team among the Eastern Conference playoff seeds without a selection when the All-Stars teams were rounded out last week with the announcemen...

Putin orders alternative Olympic Games for banned athletes

As punishment for what it deemed a doping scheme during the 2014 Sochi Olympics, the International Olympic Committee has invited 169 Russians to compete under a neutral flag using the name "Olympic Athletes from Russia". Hockey players Pavel Datsyu...

Kenyan government outlaws opposition's resistance movement after Odinga's "swearing-in"

Fred Matiang'i, who is also the minister in charge of security, accused some elements in the media of facilitating the "illegal act", putting lives of thousands of Kenyans at risk. Raila Odinga referred to the previous elections as "fake" and he anno...

Scientists unearth fossils of titanosaur that lived about 80 million years ago

Fossils can offer insights into the timeline of Pangea's breakup, which is why the dearth of African dinosaurs fossils has frustrated scientists. Researchers that studied these fossilized remains confirmed that these dinosaurs were from the C...

Google axed 700000 bad Android apps from Play store past year

For 2017, they not only improved on their ability to detect bad apps, they discovered new techniques that help them identify repeat offenders. Any number of malicious apps sneaking through the cracks is nothing to be sniffed at, but at least Google...

Kim Kardashian Shows off Her 'Bo Derek' Braids

Now Kim's gone and credited that same controversial person for creating said appropriated hairstyle, and then imitated the culture herself nearly 50 years later. "Warriors and kings were identified by their braided hairstyles". Also, how many t...

Worth Observing Stocks: General Electric Company (GE), Intel Corporation

The stock increased 1.09% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $18.5. Revlon, Inc. (NYSE:REV) has declined 37.40% since January 29, 2017 and is downtrending. Hengehold Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has 103,719 shares for 0.6...

Trump sends clarification letter to African leaders amid 'shithole' scandal

Trump reportedly said , in a reference to African nations and Haiti. U.S. diplomats have scrambled for days to address shock and condemnation after Trump's reported description of African nations "s****hole countries". The Rwandan government sai...

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Tesla (TSLA) Stock Price

Jennison Associates LLC now owns 3,382,553 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock valued at $1,053,158,000 after purchasing an additional 494,761 shares in the last quarter. As per Thursday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by ...

A once in a blue moon spectacle

During this kind of eclipse, the moon moves fully into Earth's dark shadow, making the natural satellite glow with a creepy red pallor for those lucky enough to see it. Die-hard eclipse-watchers should head out at 3:51 a.m., when the Earth's penumbra...

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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...