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Wi-fi security flaw 'puts devices at risk of hacks'

In other words, the attacker tricks the victim into reinstalling a key that is already in use. It looks like security researcher Mathy Vanhoef will present the (potentially) revelatory findings at around 10PM AEST Monday - although it's been worked on for some time; Vanhoef first teased the revelations 49 days ago . Read More »

Astronauts play with a fidget spinner in space


This is a great way to experiment with laws of motion of Newton. Thanks to the lack of friction, coupled with the floating-in-mid-air thing, space has managed to pull off the impossible: it made fidget spinners cool. The fidget spinners in space do not spin exactly the way they do on Earth. Additional tricks are possible by slightly nudging the spinner to make it float in the direction you want it to go. Read More »

PM Modi to hold rally in Gujarat today


BJP president Amit Shah will also be present at the concluding ceremony of the yatra. A day before Rahul took a jibe on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over US President Donald Trump's tweet, which said "Starting to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders". Read More »

Street Fighter V's Next DLC Character Is Zeku


He's looking to start his own ninja group with new fighters. Going against tradition, Guy chose not kill Zeku, who then disappeared and was never seen again...until now! The fighter seems to swap forms in the middle of battle, possibly changing his moveset in the process. Read More »

Planet nine must exist

Although its existence has recently been widely speculated, NASA scientists now claim that they have proof of Planet Nine. Batygin also states that if Planet Nine does not exist, then we may have bigger problems to deal with, namely finding another reason why the objects and planets are acting in these weird ways. Read More »

Arun Jaitley raises H-1B visa issue with United States officials


Last month, the United States resumed fast processing of H-1B work visas in all categories five months after it was suspended temporarily to handle the huge rush of applications for the work visas- popular among Indian IT professionals . Jaitley is on a week long official tour of the USA to attend the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund ( IMF ) and World Bank . They've contributed immensely to the U.S. Read More »

House-sized asteroid 2012 TC4 'narrowly' misses Earth

The program begins at 8pm ET. This asteroid - which had the dimensions of a house - is called " Asteroid 2012 TC4 ". As The Guardian reported , the asteroid's future path will be changed by Earth's orbit every time it comes close to the planet. Read More »

90GB of 4G data for 3 months, unlimited voice calls

Check more details of Vodafone Rs 399 Tariff Plan from here below. According to Sanay Baffna, who keeps a track of the telecom industry, the validity of Rs 399 plan may vary between 84 days and 90 days depending upon the circle. Interestingly, the Mukesh Ambani-led company has recently announced a mouth-watering offer on this recharge plan. Customers will also get unlimited local and STD calls for Rs 399, a report by Indian Express said on Saturday. Read More »

Traders Sell NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) on Strength on Insider Selling


Equity Research firms now have a positive stance on shares of Newpark Resources, Inc. Among 15 analysts covering Silicon Motion ( NASDAQ:SIMO ), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 1 by Roth Capital. NVIDIA's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 21.96%. Over the last quarter, insiders sold 452,784 shares of company stock valued at $81,437,724. Read More »

Lenovo Launches A New Blue Moto GS5 In India


The Moto Z2 Play is being offered at a discounted price of Rs. 24,999, down from its original price of Rs. 29,499, which is a discount of Rs. 4,500. The smartphone supports microSD cards up to 128GB. Talking about its software front, the Moto G5S runs on Google's Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system out-of-the-box. Read More »

'Critical Fire Weather' Forecast as Winds Gust Into Dry SoCal


Late Wednesday night the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Red Flag warning covering the East Bay Hills, San Jose, Monterey, and most of San Mateo County, as strong winds threaten to add to Northern California's fire crisis . Winds will increase through Saturday morning, reaching their peak in the middle of the day, then peaking again early Sunday. Authorities say there's 65 percent containment Friday morning and there was minimal fire behavior overnight. Read More »

UBS Downgrades Rating On Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK)


Hostess Brands, Inc . was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hostess Brands, Inc . The Kinder Morgan, Inc . has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 43.05 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.26. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.08 earnings per share. Read More »

Qualcomm Files Lawsuit Seeking to Ban iPhone Sales and Manufacturing in China


Apple and Qualcomm did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The lawsuit was filed in a Beijing intellectual property court, claiming infringement of three non-standard essential patents and seeking injunctive relief. Rather, this mostly seems to be an attempt to get back at Apple for many lawsuit it's filed against Qualcomm around the globe. However, China has been Apple's fastest-growing market until pretty recently , and it's where iPhones are manufactured. Read More »

This week's South Park sets up The Fractured But Whole


So, mostly costume packs and slight add-ons, but still pretty ideal for fans of the South Park franchise. The Season Pass adds Stick of Truth costumes and perks, Towelie game tips, new combat challenges, two new story missions, including new combat buddies, new superhero costumes and perks. Read More »

El Nino caused record Carbon dioxide spike in 2015-16


In 2015 and 2016, the OCO-2 recorded an increase in CO2, which was 50% more than the average rise that has been noticed in the recent years. "These three tropical regions released 2.5 gigatonnes (a billion tonnes) more carbon into the atmosphere than they did in 2011", said the lead author of the study Junjie Liu of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. Read More »

Amazon Is Hiring 120000 Temporary Holiday Workers This Year


Department store operator Target Corp was the most bullish employer for the holiday season, hiring 43% more temporary workers this year than last year. The logistics and delivery company will hire 50,000 people, including both temporary and permanent jobs. Amazon is gearing up for the holidays, and plans to hire 120,000 temporary USA workers to help it fulfill the millions of orders coming its way. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 May Feature Front Camera With 3D Sensor

This feature is quite useful where the data is expensive. Rumors related to Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone - Galaxy S9 have already started coming in. -The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) comes with something called the Ultra Data Saving feature. "Browse seamlessly and save data while you stream videos, shop online or check out your favourite apps". Read More »

Alfresco V8 - Aston Martin DB11 Volante revealed


The DB11 Volante isn't merely a summer plaything, Aston Martin has fitted a heated steering wheel for colder days of open motoring, and the rear seats even feature Isofix points for fitting child seats. The soft top can be lowered in 14 seconds or raised in 16 seconds at speeds up to 31 miles per hour. "With the DB11 Volante we have maximized the advantages of the DB11's all-new bonded structure to underpin our new Volante with a structure that's 26kg lighter and 5% stiffer than its ... Read More »

Bioware Director Mike Laidlaw Leaves Company After 14 Years


Laidlaw says that he's been lucky to work with so many talented and hardworking people, and that he looks forward to seeing where the studio takes the Dragon Age universe in the future. Your passion inspires and I look forward to our next adventures together. One wonders if Guns N' Roses' "14 Years" will be playing throughout the BioWare office. Read More »

Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon trailer unleashes new Z-Moves


In addition to the ability to use Z-Moves a few times in a battle, Rotom will also give stat, experience, and money boosts as well as faster egg hatching in a fashion similar to the O-Powers of the sixth generation Pokémon titles. For instance, Rotom will eventually be able to influence battle by allowing trainers to use a second Z-Move. Central to the plotline of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is the mysterious Pokemon Necrozma, which apparently came to the Pokemon world from ... Read More »

Yellowstone's supervolcano may erupt sooner than expected


Previously, geologists had thought it took millennia. The disaster has a capability to erupt materials as 2500 times more than that from the Mount St. Researchers have found that, during previous eruptions, there were changes in temperatures that led to the blast that occurred much quicker than we knew before. Read More »

Equifax takes down web page amid new breach concern


Congressman Patrick Henry (R-N.C.) has since introduced legislation that would crack down on Equifax and other credit reporting companies and require them to stop using Social Security numbers. Not only is the service free, but Credit Karma lets you access your credit scores and reports without charge as many times as you like. The incident comes just over a month after Equifax disclosed a massive data breach in which hackers stole the personal information of more than 145 million US ... Read More »

Branson's Virgin Group joins Hyperloop One project


Virgin's plan is to focus on using Hyperloop One to transport passengers and cargo. 'From our airlines to our trains to our spaceline, we have always been passionate about innovation in transport too, especially the development of technology that could transform people's lives. Read More »

A Dwarf Planet 'Haumea' Is Discovered Beyond the Orbit of Neptune

Width of the ring of the dwarf planet Haumea is located 70 km radius - 2287 km. Because these comparatively miniature bodies are eons away and are hard to perceive them from even the most advanced telescope. Aside from those instances, the Haumea ring is the first time we've detected this, so we're in some pretty unfamiliar territory - but the researchers hint we may be about to observe an incredible trend in the characteristics of these faraway, mysterious minor planets. Read More »

Samsung Has Made a Darth Vader Vacuum For Cleaning Rebel Scum


It's the result of a partnership between Samsung and Star Wars fans. - "May the Force be with you" even when you are cleaning! The Darth Vader version of the robot vacuum has a special cover that has been created using premium materials that resemble Lord Vader's all-black mask. Read More »

Irish High Court finally approves Apple's Athenry data centre


A spokesperson for Apple said that the company is not commenting on the judgment at this time. Keane told Business Insider that Irish laws need to be changed to prevent similar delays in the future. The following September, Galway County Council gave permission for it to proceed subject to conditions, but that decision was subsequently appealed to An Bord Pleanála. Read More »

Apple partners LG for foldable iPhone


Alongside the screen, a future foldable iPhone would also require a flexible circuit board and Apple may also assign the printing of such a circuit board to LG. According to Apple , the phone will feature facial recognition technology for biometric security, along with an OLED display, innovative TrueDepth camera, all-glass front and back, and the A11 Bionic processor with a neural engine. Read More »

Oculus Rift price cut to £399 for good


The main advantage with a standalone VR headset is its cost. According to market research firm Canalys, Facebook sold fewer than 400,000 units of the Oculus Rift a year ago, making it less popular than the competing HTC Vive and Sony PlayStation VR , the latter of which has already shipped more than 1 million units. Read More »

Reliance Jio's new plan offers 100 per cent cashback on Rs 399

Mukesh Ambani driven Reliance Jio has come up with 100% cashback offer on the occasion of Diwali . The distinctive feature is that the cash back will not add to your existing value. Under the offer, users who recharge their phones with Rs 399 between October 12 and October 18 can avail the benefits and will also get a full cashback in form of eight vouchers worth Rs 50 each, totalling to Rs 400. Read More »

Scientists Baffled By Recurring Hole In Antarctica


Now, a massive hole the size of Lake Superior has appeared many miles inland from where the ice meets the ocean, and scientists have little concrete explanation as to why it's there. The latest technology allows them to study the polynya even if their access to the site itself in the Southern Ocean is insufficient. "The ocean then releases a surplus of heat to the atmosphere for several consecutive winters until the heat reservoir is exhausted". Read More »

Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (AAV) to Sell

Whatever class they fall under, investors may have to decide how aggressive they want to be in order to capitalize on these strategies. (NYSE:CBL) for 1.03M shares. The United Kingdom-based Legal General Grp Inc Public Ltd Company has invested 0.01% in CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. The stock recovered 0% since its low point and has performed -15.56% year-to-date. Read More »

Favorite Halloween sweets of the Carolinas


With Halloween a little over two weeks away, the ranking of the most popular sweets in each state were unveiled. The website candystore.com compiled 10 years of sales data, looking in particular at the months leading up to Halloween, to determine each state's favorite sweets. Read More »