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NASA and Captain Kirk want your name to touch the sun

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NASA will launch the Parker Solar Probe this summer, and it will possibly bring your name along in its journey to the sun. You can send your name to the sun through the solar probe by signing up for a promotion. The primary science goals for the mission are to trace how energy and heat move through the solar corona and to explore what accelerates the solar wind as well as solar energetic particles. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi TV 4A 32-inch starts at Rs 13999

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It is powered by a quad-core Amlogic processor, paired with 1GB of RAM . It gets 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage . Meanwhile, a report from Firstpost said that the TV's remote control comes with an artificial intelligence voice control feature that allows the viewers to select commands using their voice. Read More »

Toddler Plays With Mom's iPhone, Accidentally Locks It Out For 47 Years

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There were other occasions where iPhones were disabled for more than 80 years because of repeated unsuccessful attempts to input the phone's passcode. "In this woman's case, the only way out (without waiting) is to erase all the phone data and do a factory reset", technician Wei Chunlong was quoted as saying. Read More »

Google Home devices get hands-free calling in the UK

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Google's very own smart assistant, the Google Home ecocsytem, can be accessed from a number of smart speakers, other devices, and services. Google has announced that voice calling has now been added as a feature to the Google Home and Google Home Mini smart speakers in the UK. Read More »

Geneva Motor Show 2018: Rimac C_Two disappears before you blink

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According to Rimac, the C_Two can achieve a top speed of a whopping 258mph (412km/h). Now, with the advent of their second production auto, all of the small Gremlins that plagued the first vehicle (mostly related to comfort levels of the driver and passenger) seem to be corrected. Read More »

Rumor: The Witcher's Geralt to Guest Star in SoulCalibur 6

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Bandai Namco have always been very welcoming allowing guest characters to join the cast of Soul Calibur . Consensus is Geralt would join the likes of Darth Vader, Link, Spawn, Ezio Auditore da Firenze and more as a guest character inside the Soulcalibur franchise. Read More »

Google Tez gets chat features in India, inches closer to rival WhatsApp

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Google has integrated a chat option in the Google Tez application and is slowly rolling it out to its 13.5 million active users, taking the competition directly to WhatsApp that is piloting its payment product in India. Paytm back in November past year introduced Paytm Inbox to let its users chat with each other apart from sending and requesting money. Google Tez app was introduced in September past year. Read More »

Apple to stop taking iTunes LP submissions as of this month

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Apple will no longer accept new submissions of iTunes LPS after March 2018, ' it wrote. The email, obtained by Metro , also claims that existing iTunes LPs will be removed from the iTunes Store through the end of 2018. Customers can listen to an album and view lyrics, liner notes, band photos, performance videos, and more. An attempt to download a previously purchased iTunes LP through the iTunes Store today yielded only audio tracks, minus the iTunes LP multimedia content. Read More »

Senate inches closer to passing bill to ease bank safeguards

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This week, the Senate considers the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act , a bill that represents the greatest threat to the Dodd-Frank financial reform law since its passage in 2010. The bill would allow such firms to omit assets held by central banks, like the Federal Reserve , for the purposes of calculating the supplementary leverage ratio (SLR), which is one measure that regulators use to determine sufficient capitalization for large firms. Read More »

Android P to make your phone a Bluetooth Keyboard or Mouse

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So far, little is known about the features of the next iteration of Android OS. Android P will let you use your smartphone as a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse, according to XDA Developers . There have previously been a few apps that require root access that enabled this functionality on other Bluetooth devices, but going forward it will be a more standardized experience; less fiddling while being more widely adopted and function out of the box. Read More »

State of Decay 2 Arrives This May

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IGN revealed the official release date, including a statement from Microsoft GM of Games Marketing Aaron Greenberg on the subject of the lower price. The title is also a part of the Xbox Game Pass , meaning subscribers will be able to play it at no extra cost right at launch on May 22. Just like Sea of Thieves, State of Decay 2 is another big first-party exclusive available to players of the service on launch day? It's worth reiterating that State of Decay 2 is a Play Anywhere game, ... Read More »

Microsoft's Surface Pro with LTE is now available to pre-order

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Microsoft has been rather busy lately promoting a whole new category of "Always On, Always Connected" PCs in partnership with Qualcomm and a number of market-leading computer manufacturers . It appears only the 8GB of RAM model is available to pre-order right now, but the other one should be up soon. Devices are expected to ship by May 1st and will be available to see at Best Buy retail stores, should you have one near you. Read More »

BMO Capital Markets Boosts NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) Price Target to $225.00

Shares for $18.57 million were sold by JONES HARVEY C. On Wednesday, September 6 the insider HUANG JEN HSUN sold $18.27 million. Electronic Arts Inc. Virtu Fincl Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.03% in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ). The shares of Amgen Inc. Among 22 analysts covering Centurylink Inc. Read More »

Lara Croft Comes To Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

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Players will have the chance to welcome the adventurer on their group from March 9 to March 22. This is the first time Lara Croft will be featured in any Final Fantasy video game. The game will also see a couple of updates during the event. This crossover announcement is even being accompanied with a few other changes like the ability to get five max level Ashes and five Lightnings as rewards for completing the opening missions, an effort to give newcomers a head start in the game, so ... Read More »

God of War PS4 Pro Bundle Officially Announced

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We are excited to announce that a Limited Edition God of War PlayStation 4 Pro bundle will launch alongside the game on April 20, 2018. The matching controller features a much simpler design with the same colors; the right grip includes the Huldra Brothers brand that's also seen on the Leviathan Axe, while touchpad has the God of War logo. Read More »

Italy begins voting for new Parliament

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Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi resigned on Monday as leader of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) after a bruising election defeat, but pledged that his party would not strike deals with the anti-establishment parties that voters favoured. Read More »

A 3D laser scanner that sees around corners

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Organisms 'see' by absorbing the light that bounces off various surfaces. A portion of the light from the laser bounces back off the mannequin and the wall, then into the photon detector. "This method requires much smaller computational and memory resources than previous reconstruction methods do and images hidden objects at unprecedented resolution", writes researchers in their paper. Read More »

Disney Parks Arrive on Google Street View

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So, if you're planning a Disney vacation, you can scope out the place beforehand to get excited and plan your itinerary. The feature looks to cover parks in the USA only at this point, but that alone might help you relive a recent visit, or else familiarize yourself for the first/next one. Read More »

Suzuki Gixxer, Gixxer SF get new colour option

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The 2018 Gixxer and Gixxer SF series motorcycles features an additional colour - Candy Sonoma Red/ Metallic Sonic Silver, besides the Glass Sparkle Black. The ABS-equipped Gixxer SF doesn't differ mechanically from the non-ABS model in any way, save for a 1kg increase in kerb weight. Speaking about the 2018 Gixxer series, Suzuki - EVP, Sales and Marketing Sajeev Rajasekharan said, "Gixxer is the flawless embodiment of sportiness and the spirit of youthfulness that the brand stands for. Read More »

Shares in Discovery Communications Inc. (DISCA) Acquired by Silchester International Investors LLP

DISCA has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its position in Discovery Communications by 10.4% in the second quarter. The return on assets stands at -1.2%, Return on Equity now is -4.2% and the Return on Investment value is 2.3%. The company had revenue of $1.86 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.78 billion. Read More »

Out-of-control Chinese space station to crash-land on Earth within weeks

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Although China's Tiangong-1 had successful obeyed the commands of the ground control and release its thrust at intervals to stay perfectly on its course, the space agency alerted that it has lost control over the module. I would guess that a few pieces will survive re-entry. If look into some past incident, no person has been died till now due to space debris. He said fragments from a similar-sized rocket re-entered the atmosphere and landed in Peru in January. Read More »

AMD's latest drivers include Project ReSX improvements

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As a result, the company undertook an internal "skunkworks" program called the Radeon eSports Experience, or ReSX. As AMD seeks to remain competitive in the PC gaming hardware space, it's focusing on optimizing performance for some of the most popular eSports titles around, including Overwatch , Dota 2 and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds . Read More »

BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe Is A New Take On Luxury

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Since we're talking about a full-blown BMW M vehicle, the roof is made from CFRP, which helps lower the car's center of gravity both visually and physically. So far BMW hasn't offered up much in the way of detail on this concept. The new BMW's cabin is set well back within the wheelbase and receives a heavily rounded roofline and fixed B-pillar as part of a shallow 6-window glasshouse that tapers toward the rear. Read More »

Range Rover SV Coupe

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Range Rover has become such a famous division of the Land Rover that it seems to take the style and luxury of the parent company to an extreme new level. Even the doors are power operated. There's a 10-inch touchscreen that handles infotainment duties, a 10-inch screen for climate and vehicle settings, a 10-inch color head-up display and a 12-inch configurable gauge display. Read More »

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro: Geneva 2018

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OK, the Bugatti and Aston Martin names aren't entirely mainstream, but everyone recognizes them in a heartbeat. The automaker used a lighter construction of carbon fiber and removed unnecessary items (for a track car) like the heater and infotainment screens found in the road vehicle version of the Valkyrie to save on weight. Read More »

The Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Buy"

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS ) by 5.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Cantab Capital Partners Llp increased Ansys Inc Cmn (NASDAQ:ANSS) stake by 3,547 shares to 6,232 valued at $765.00 million in 2017Q3. Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. Read More »

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept

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As for the Cross Turismo concept, Porsche referred to it as a crossover utility vehicle, though we'd call it a shooting brake like the Panamera Gran Turismo. "The Mission E Cross Turismo is an expression of how we envision the all-electric future. The system is throttled", he said of the Tesla. Crucially, Porsche claim that this performance can be accessed time and again without out any drop of in performance or need for lengthy battery preparation. Read More »

My Nintendo Gold Points can be used to buy Switch games

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You can apply points at the checkout screen on your Switch. Interestingly, Nintendo seems very keen for players to be buying their games through the eShop rather than physically, as the rewards are much higher for digital purchases. Existing gold coin balances will remain the same, and physical games can still only be registered once. My Nintendo users will accrue My Nintendo Gold Points at a rate of 5% per dollar for digital purchases, and 1% per dollar for physical purchases. Read More »

Nidahas Trophy, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20I in Colombo

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Bangladesh , who are the third team in the tournament, may not be the biggest force in the world game, but even they boast a population almost 10 times that of Sri Lanka's . Asked about leading a second-string team again, Rohit said: "I don't look at it that way that I don't have the full team. Given a tough touring schedule and the IPL fast approaching, the decision to manage the workloads of some of their biggest stars is certainly understandable". Read More »

Oscars 2018: These Hollywood stars are yet to win an Academy Award

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For example, " The Shape of Water ", which won Best Picture , has made $57 million domestically. Mr Del Toro has denied ever seeing or hearing about the play. Greta Gerwig's independent mother-daughter tale " Lady Bird " came away empty-handed while Universal Pictures' racial satire " Get Out " got just one award - for original screenplay - despite speculation that its bold take on modern race relations might take the top prize. Read More »