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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...

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 ...

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'Blood moon': Complete lunar eclipse begins, the longest of this century

This is when the moon changes from its traditional white hue to a deep, nearly blood-like red due to the sun's rays being reflected through the planet's atmosphere. This is what g...

Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years this weekend

This is sometimes referred to as a 'micromoon, ' and is the opposite of the well-known supermoon, or perigee (when the moon is at its closest to Earth ). The moon will take on a...

Lunar eclipse: Century's longest 'blood moon' delights skygazers

But those in North America and other parts of the Western Hemisphere are out of luck, as the eclipse will be happening during daytime hours. Picture: AAPThe blood moon peaks be...

Life on Mars? Scientists discover underground 'lake' at south pole

All of that water is either locked up in solid form, however, or locked away in the distant past. Until now, we knew that water exists in ice around the planet , as well as th...

Falcon 9 lifts off in a veil of fog

Prior to the launch, Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing, nearby at Patrick Air Force Base, took off in an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter to secure the Eastern Range ens...

World looks to the skies as ´blood moon´ eclipse begins

It's definitely a bummer for anyone in North America, but there's still a way to watch the eclipse happen live. While the eclipse will last 103 minutes, the partial eclipse ...

Keep an eye out for the longest lunar eclipse this July

Moonrise will be at 20.49 BST in London, 21.46 in Glasgow, 21.02 in Cardiff and 21.27 in Belfast, with mid-eclipse occurring at 21.21 and the "total" phase ending at around 22.13. ...

21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday: Bengaluru gears up

It will be Mars's closest approach to Earth in over a decade, so the planet will appear bigger in the sky. The Mahila Seva Samaj School, in association with Aryabhata Planetarium...

Mars making closest approach to Earth in 15 years

Mars will be at a distance of 35.8 million miles (57.6 million kilometers). This year, Mars opposition will occur on July 27, according to NASA . It makes it easier to see wit...

Trump could move this week to end California's clean-car authority

California and 16 other states, plus the District of Columbia sued May 2 to block the Trump administration from pumping the brakes on emissions standards. The revision would al...

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Giant Liquid Water 'Lake' Discovered On Mars

Giant Liquid Water 'Lake' Discovered On Mars

Lake beds like those explored by Nasa's Curiosity rover show water was present on the surface of Mars in the past. All of that water is either locked up in solid form, howe...

Total lunar eclipse on July 27: What you need to know

Total lunar eclipse on July 27: What you need to know

In the US , the lunar eclipse will start around 1:14 p.m. ET, and the maximum period of totality will start around 4:21 p.m. ET, making it too light outside for the blood moon...

'Like magic:' Delicate fossil of oldest baby snake found in amber

'Like magic:' Delicate fossil of oldest baby snake found in amber

The two pieces of amber also contained insects, remains of plants and invertebrates, indicating the snakes were living in a humid and warm tropical rain forest with a freshwater ...

12 new moons spotted around Jupiter - but one may destroy them all

12 new moons spotted around Jupiter - but one may destroy them all

In June 2017, the same team discovered two mile-wide moons and five lost moons. It's also probably the smallest moon that Jupiter has, according to Sheppard. We've got a nice l...

Blue Origin will perform a high-altitude abort test at 10AM ET

New Shepard performed as expected during today's flight, appearing to ace the test, Cornell said . Blue Origin accomplished a low-altitude abort test with a previous version of th...

Ten New Moons Discovered Around Jupiter

Ten New Moons Discovered Around Jupiter

The survey looked for objects one kilometre and larger, so there is a chance that there are other, smaller "moonlets" in orbit around the giant Jupiter. They are thought to be the ...

Chris becomes hurricane off coast of North Carolina

Chris becomes hurricane off coast of North Carolina

The National Hurricane Center officially upgraded the tropical system known as Chris to a Category 1 Hurricane Tuesday evening. The center of the storm was located 245 miles ...

Sen. Baldwin won’t back Trump’s pick for Supreme Court

Sen. Baldwin won’t back Trump’s pick for Supreme Court

In 2016, he also reported a loan balance between $15,000 and $50,000. The Washington Post reported on his baseball expenditures, which included season tickets for himself. ...

Do you approve of Trump's Supreme Court pick?

Do you approve of Trump's Supreme Court pick?

This is all conjecture, of course. "Obviously the more there is, the more opportunities there are to highlight why he's problematic", one senior Democratic aide said, adding...