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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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'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...