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Multiple sites rich in water ice found on Mars


The surface of the planet had been mapped by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in much detail and Dundas and his colleagues used its pictures to locate exposed ice in small craters, glaciers and ice sheets. Scientists now want to seek out similar cliffs closer to the equator, hoping that the next surprise awaiting them is the discovery of ice nearer to the tropics. Read More »

BuzzFeed Chief Defends Trump Pee Dossier: 'I'm Proud We Published'


He wrote in the lawsuit that BuzzFeed published the unverified allegations "without attempting to determine the veracity of these reports with plaintiff himself". In the transcript , Simpson told congressional leaders that he believed the dossier was credible because an unidentified "human source" associated with Trump had offered the Federal Bureau of Investigation corroborating information. Read More »

Nvidia Shield TV Will Soon Get the Android Oreo Update


The rollout of 8.0 will resume “in next couple of weeks”, Mi India confirmed on social media. As an aside, the U11 is now receiving its December security patch with version 2.42.617.1. If your device meets the prerequisites, you simply need to root it and flash a custom recovery like TWRP to do the installation. Make sure you are connected with high-speed Internet connection before downloading the update for your system. Read More »

Dark Souls 2 And Dark Souls 3 Coming To Nintendo Switch


The games that come with the Dark Souls Trilogy Box are Dark Souls Remastered , Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin , and Dark Souls 3: The Fire Fades Edition . Dark Souls Remastered will also support "up to six players" for online multiplayer. Chances are it's going to be a similar sort of affair to Dark Souls , Demon's Souls and Bloodborne , but who knows. Read More »

Sivan K appointed as Space Secretary


On his elevation, Sivan said: "This is a rare opportunity". He studied in government schools in Tarakkanvilai and at neighbouring Valangumaravilai in Tamil medium. Sivan has received numerous awards throughout his career. The entire launch of satellites is expected to happen over a period of 2 hours and 21 seconds, it said. Read More »

Author of Trump dossier said feds had a mole in Trump campaign

In an extraordinary Oval Office exchange, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the US should permit immigrants from "s--thole countries" as he rejected a plan by a bipartisan group of senators that would have changed rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people briefed on the conversation. Read More »

Vetr Downgrades Applied Materials (AMAT) to Buy

A total of 2,101,258 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 2.74M shares, while its relative volume stands at 0.77. Fiera Cap Corporation accumulated 21,000 shares. The firm also leases helicopters to third parties and foreign affiliates; engineers, makes, and distributes after-market helicopter parts and accessories; and provides classroom instruction, flight simulator, and other training services. Read More »

What a Rare Snow in the Sahara Looks Like From Space


Snow covers portions of the Sahara Desert in rare weather occurrence. While many US states record their coldest temperatures ever in the bitter winter chill that grips the eastern United States, Australia, on the other hand is experiencing its hottest temperatures in almost 80 years at 116.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Read More »

Battle Royale Mode to be Update with More Points of Interest


However, the update coming next week will contain one of the largest changes to the game yet, bringing with it a revamped map containing numerous new locations for players to drop in for their bout of looting and scooting. Last but not least, the Fortnite Battle Royale Map Update will remove the existent Christmas trees along with the chests that were placed beside them. Read More »

Intel botches patch for chip flaw


Google says Spectre and Meltdown "represent a new class of attack" and that "they're just a few among the many different types of threats our infrastructure is created to defend against every day". Even better news is that Google has open-sourced Reptoline so that other companies can take advantage of it in their own Spectre fixes. Operating systems vendors are rolling out their part of the fix where they can, although it's not clear whether Google's approach can be integrated with that. Read More »

Supermassive Black Hole is Caught Letting Out Massive 'Burps'


This simply means that one of them was ejected to one side of the black hole, and the other one, which is actually bigger and more compact, got ejected 100 thousand year later, in the other direction. It owes this fine service to a galaxy that collided with J1354 at some point. With so much circling this particular galactic drain all at the same time, it does make sense that occasionally, bottlenecked gas gets bubbled back out, spreading forth out into the galaxy as if deliberately and ... Read More »

Detective Pikachu Gets a Western Release, Huge Amiibo


It's not only larger than a regular amiibo but it also lets players view all the Pika Prompts that they've uncovered throughout their adventure. Perhaps it's no surprise the game which inspired the film is finally being released in the West. Read More »

3 emerging storylines as Patriots face Titans in the playoffs


RB Derrick Henry rushed for 156 yards and a TD last week , joining Eddie George (1/16/2000) as only players in team history with 150-plus yards rushing in postseason game ... It's verboten to talk about going after a player, so in this case let's pretend Titans defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau has called a blitz so well-crafted that a linebacker comes free and knocks the multiple-time Super Bowl MVP from the game. Read More »

India launches Cartosat 2 Series satellite, 29 others


He told mediapersons after the successful launch of PSLV-C40/Cartosat-2 series mission that the satellites included nine student ones made by some universities while hinting that they could not be counted in Isro's account. India will use its latest satellites for better border surveillance and obtaining high resolution images of the earth. Experts have said that the PSLV-C40 is a very sophisticated surveillance tool. Read More »

Destiny 2 Xur location and items, January 12-15


Otherwise, your options are four pieces of Curse of Osiris gear, including the Exotic grenade launcher The Colony . Note that all of the exotic items available this week are from Curse of Osiris, so if you don't have the expansion, you will be unable to purchase them . Read More »

Ford will begin testing its business model for autonomous vehicles in 2018


In related news, GM/Cruise, Waymo/Google, and many others are now working to bring similar services to market within the near future. The announcements focus on providing cities with cloud services to better understand the autonomous vehicles zooming around their streets, building hardware for vehicles to communicate with one another, and testing new services that are powered by self-driving cars. Read More »

Mark Helfrich Set to Become Chicago Bears Offensive Coordinator


The Arizona Cardinals possibly will be part of what will appear to be a defensive coordinator trade with the Chicago Bears . Nagy and Pace were measured in their remarks at Tuesday's introductory news conference, but by the end of that night, signs were pointing toward a return. Read More »

Ford 'sued by truck owners in US' over diesel emissions


The lawsuit also names automotive parts supplier Robert Bosch GmbH as a defendant, and both companies have denied the allegations. Another lawsuit over diesel emissions was filed Wednesday in federal court in Detroit. Although the complaint says that Ford and tech partner Bosch worked in tandem to create a system that would hide the real-life emissions in order to maintain the performance promised to vehicle users. Read More »

White Teacher Won't Be Punished For Threatening Black Student With Lynching


Agee-Bell said she too believes her son is courageous is and proud of him for speaking out. The boy reportedly told the teacher at the time that she was racist . Once Agee-Bell was made aware of the comment, she called the school to complain and request Thole apologize to the class, which she did. "My son was walking around thinking he did something wrong", Agee-Bell said. Read More »

Dry weather Friday and Saturday, precipitation in Sunday's forecast


Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Lows are expected to be in the mid-teens and highs in the mid-fifties throughout the week. The weather service has issued wind chill warnings for northwestern and central IL and wind chill advisories for the Chicago area and parts of central and southern IL. Read More »

Wi-Fi Alliance WPA3 Launch Improves Healthcare Network Security

The Wi-Fi Alliance has certified more than 35,000 Wi-Fi products since the turn of the millennium. The new standards will offer robust protections even when users choose to protect their documents with "1234", as well as simplify the process of setting up security for devices with limited or no display interface for smart home devices. Read More »

Dust, Not Aliens, Is Likely Cause of Star's Weird Dimming


Boyajian "absolutely" intends to pursue follow-up observations of KIC 8462852, but she isn't sure whether numerous same contributors to the first Kickstarter campaign would come back in light of the fact that aliens have been ruled out. the dips are not caused by opaque macroscopic objects (like megastructures or planets or stars) but by clouds of very small particles of dust (less than 1 micron in typical size)". Read More »

Natalie Portman may play astronaut in film


Reese Witherspoon , who was approached first by the makers of the movie, left the project after her schedule clashed with the shooting of season 2 of "Big Little Lies" . The developing drama, Pale Blue Dot , appears to be putting an outer space spin on post-traumatic stress disorder, this time as experienced by a female astronaut, rather than armed service personnel. Read More »

Is The Prince Of Persia Franchise Ready For Ressurection?


In the early 2000s, the Prince of Persia franchise was perhaps one of the most successful gaming franchises around, producing multiple games that were usually all received well by the fans and critics alike. However, Ubisoft doesn't seem to be interested in bringing back the franchise for obvious reasons but, we really hope that Mechner is successful in reviving the franchise. Read More »

Airtel Broadband Users Can Avail Free Amazon Prime Membership for One Year


The offer for one year of Amazon Prime is activated exclusively through the Airtel TV app. This tie is going to work best for all the Airtel users for sure. It offers content in 15 languages through the application. Airtel's Infinity Postpaid plans come with unlimited local, STD and national roaming calls along with data rollover facility and device protection. Read More »

US Auto Sales Decline, Ending Record Streak


Canada sold 302,826 vehicles in 2017, up 13.3 percent over the previous year, the company said, contrasting with sales in the much bigger US market where the Cadillac maker recorded a fall of 1.3 percent. Its GMC brand saw December sales jump 47.4 per cent when compared to last year, and reported its best year ever, with a 15.1 per cent sales increase from 2016. Read More »

This Is How Angry A Future Subaru WRX STI Might Look


We know that Subaru at least plans to have a booth at the show featuring the concept you see above: the VIZIV Performance STI Concept. Now, a more hardcore STI variant will make its debut soon at the upcoming Tokyo Auto Salon. More importantly, while entitled only as a prototype, the new Viziv Performance STI concept is nearly for sure the appetizer for the upcoming new generation WRX STI, a model that remains one of the legends in the segment. Read More »

Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds


Insiders own 22.50% of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc . Helios and Matheson Analytics ( NASDAQ HMNY ) opened at $7.31 on Friday. (NASDAQ: HMNY ) displayed a change of 1.59% after which it closed the day' session at $12.45. This is a problem for day traders and it could mean the difference between a profitable and non-profitable trade. Overall, the share price is up 5.85% so far this year. Read More »

Waze's crowd-sourced traffic info comes to Ford Sync 3 cars

As long as you keep your Waze iOS app updated, you'll have the latest version on a Sync 3 vehicle, which is one of the benefits of Ford's wide-open system. Essentially all users have to do is plug their iOS device into the USB port of their Ford vehicle and they'll be good to go. "Our goal is to bring a human-centered approach to technology in the vehicle, making it as easy as possible for people to integrate the tools that matter most to them", said Don Butler, Ford executive director, ... Read More »

Intel Does Drones Again, and it's Pretty


According to Slate , the 100 Shooting Star Minis flew above the audience at Intel's CES panel inside the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas and were controlled entirely by one operator alone. The Shooting Star Mini drones then go out and follow the choreography. "Over time, these models will be used to ingest telemetric data such as steering angle, throttle pressure, braking pressure and more, to understand a racer's driving style and predict their performance on the track", Intel ... Read More »

Catalan parliament speaker latest separatist to step down


The new Catalan parliament will hold its first session on January 17, the first step in reinstating the local government after Madrid fired the old regional administration, led by Puigdemont, for illegally declaring independence. Meanwhile, Carme Forcadell, another prominent pro-independence lawmaker re-elected last month, said Thursday she will not seek re-election as the regional parliament's speaker when the chamber sits next week. Read More »