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Today’s SpaceX launch will help NASA monitor climate change


This first-stage booster has flown once before, a little more than four months ago when it launched the Zuma mission for the USA government-a satellite or spacecraft that was apparently lost in space after it failed to separate from the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket. Read More »

Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; expected to soak Florida


Expect 50% chances for afternoon storms, especially West of I-95. Only a few have grown into hurricanes, storms with peak winds of at least 74 miles per hour. An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate. "Locally heavy rainfall is forecast across western Cuba and over much of Florida and the northern Gulf Coast into early next week", a National Hurricane Center update states. Read More »

Hearing delayed in Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's NY court case


Cohen denied on Twitter Wednesday that he was partners with Freidman "in this business or any other ". The BBC reported that the Ukrainians became angered when it looked as if Cohen could not deliver on providing a substantial meeting, with negotiations apparently continuing until the day of Poroshenko's visit. Read More »

Brathwaite strikes, but Bravo's CSK reach IPL final


They had missed out on the previous two seasons as they were banned following the spot fixing and betting scandal. Du Plessis hit 67* off 42 balls and helped CSK chase down a target of 140 in 19.1 overs after being down at 62 for 6. Eight overs were done and du Plessis had scored five runs off the nine balls he faced. The New Zealand captain feathered a catch down leg-side ball off Shardul Thakur to rival captain Dhoni to leave Hyderabad reeling at 36 for 3 in the fifth over. Read More »

Tesla Model 3 software updates revealed


Police Sgt. Samuel Winkler said the car's air bags were activated and that the Tesla's 28-year-old driver suffered a broken right ankle, while the driver of the mechanic truck didn't require treatment. Despite the rocky relationship between Tesla and the NTSB, agency spokesperson Keith Holloway said he's still uncertain as to whether the agency will open an investigation into the accident. Read More »

Australian astronomers find a cosmic 'monster' that's growing fast


It also swallows mass in the equivalent of our entire sun every two Earth days, reports the team from the Australian National University , recently in the Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia . "We're now trying to get demographics on the most extreme black holes that are out there so we can create a complete inventory". 'It would appear as an incredible bright pin-point star that would nearly wash out all of the stars in the sky'. Read More »

RAGE 2 Gets its First Gameplay Trailer, where Insanity rules the World


Fans had found out that a sequel was in the works thanks to a major leak from Walmart Canada last week. And yesterday the official Rage Twitter account tweeted: "C:DesktopVideosAnnounceTrailerMonday". "With ludicrous vehicle combat, super-powered first-person mayhem, and an open world full of emergent madness, you will tear across an unforgiving wasteland battling sadistic gangs to find the tools and tech needed to crush the oppressive rule of The Authority once and for all". Read More »

Asteroid 2010 WC9 to flyby Earth on May 15


According to calculations at NASA , this will be the asteroid's closest Earth flyby in almost 300 years. 2010 WC9 poses no threat to the Earth. Asteroids keeping passing through the universe every now and then. The webcast will feature live views of 2010 WC9 captured by four different telescopes at Slooh's observatory at the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands, Slooh representatives said. Read More »

Google to roll out 'Take a Break' feature for YouTubers

Once you over limit the use of Youtube , you will receive a notification as a warning which will ask you to take a break. When the timer reaches the reminder that has been set, the video will be paused. If you think YouTube is wasting too much of your time, you can decide a time and set the reminder. One of the options called "Disable sounds & vibrations" will let you disable all notification sounds from the YouTube for Android app for a particular amount of time. Read More »

Madrid Open: Zverev claims title with crushing win over Thiem


From there, he held on to close out the match easily and set up a final with second seed Alexander Zverev , who needed just 58 minutes to overcome unseeded Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-4, 6-1 in the second semi-final of the day. Zverev, the second seed in the tournament, always looked on top of a nervy-looking Thiem and won the final in Barcelona. In the victory, Thiem won 86 percent of his first serve points and 72 percent of his second serve points. Read More »

NASA to send a helicopter to Mars


They further informed that it took 4 years for the team to design, test and redesign the Marscopter that weighs in at little under four pounds (1.8 kilograms). "To make it fly at that low atmospheric density, we had to scrutinise everything, make it as light as possible while being as strong and as powerful as it can possibly be", Ms Aung added. Read More »

Buys Shares of 899 Nvidia (NVDA)


The company has a market capitalization of $155.27 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 55.00, a PEG ratio of 4.10 and a beta of 1.52. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Lc owns 209 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. Moreover, Coatue Management Llc has 6.2% invested in the company for 4.09 million shares. Read More »

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY)- Performance Assessment Buzzers on Charts


The big question in the media world is whether MoviePass parent company Helios and Matheson ( HMNY ) can stanch the bleeding of its cash flows before it becomes insolvent. Past 5 years growth of FORD observed at N/A, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 16.70%. Many are skeptical that the model works. Read More »

Snapchat is adjusting its design following user backlash


From 2009 to 2012, she was an award-winning syndicated columnist for a number of daily newspapers from NY to Texas. The right-side page of the app will also contain stories from content creators and businesses, but Stories from friends will be at the top of the page, in a separate section, which should make the experience easy to understand for users. Read More »

N++ bringing acrobatic ninja platforming to Switch later this month


With the Bedrock update, Minecraft will be the first game on Switch to feature cross-play support across Switch, Xbox One, PC, Android and iOS. In order to meet up with friends from other platforms in the blocky worlds of " Minecraft ", players will need to log into an Xbox Live account on Nintendo Switch, according to GameSpot . Read More »

Nokia 7 plus, Nokia Sirocco go on sale in India from today


The Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco come with several launch offers including additional data, complimentary accidental damage insurance, exchange offers and more. It flaunts a high-grade shell on the back and a 5.5-inch QHD (2560×1440 pixels) pOLED display having 700 nits brightness. The Nokia 7 Plus is fueled by a 3,800mAh battery which is claimed to last for two days. Read More »

BioWare Promises Anthem Will Cater to All Types of Players


Jorgensen also shared that the game will be shipped in the last quarter of the fiscal year and within the last month of that quarter. "As we try new things, I hope that you'll come on the journey with us, and continue asking questions that will help shape Anthem into something we'll all love to play". Read More »

SpaceX Launch Time & Live Stream for Falcon 9 Block 5


Possible launch dates have been pushed back several times. Bangabandhu-I, Bangladesh's first ever high-orbit communications satellite, will be launched today by SpaceX. The new version has greater lift capacity and its manufacturing process has been simplified, she said . During a conference call Thursday before the flight, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he expects to see "Same day re-flight of the same rocket", as early as next year. Read More »

Hawaii volcano could have explosive eruption


David Ige activated the Hawaii National Guard to support emergency and evacuation efforts, which have so far affected about 1,700 residents. A brief explosion on Wednesday on a Kilauea crater was the result of falling rocks and not the interaction of lava with the water table, the USGS said. Read More »

What are the ramifications of United States exiting Iran nuclear deal?


Monica Malik, the chief economist at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, said: "We believe that the main potential impact on Iranian oil exports will come from sanctions on foreign banks transacting with the Central Bank of Iran ". Senior European figures insisted on Wednesday that the deal was not dead, despite the United States withdrawing from it. The administration said it would re-impose sanctions on Iran immediately but allow grace periods for businesses to wind down activity. Read More »

Netanyahu opposition to Iran deal not shared by all Israelis


Netanyahu has vowed not to allow Iran to entrench itself militarily in neighbouring Syria, where Israel has been repeatedly accused of carrying out deadly strikes , with reports of Iranian forces killed. Syrian state media said Israeli missiles had been brought down over Damascus, Homs and Sueida. Israel seized 1,200 square kilometres (460 square miles) of the Golan Heights from Syria in the Six-Day War of 1967 and later annexed it in a move never recognised by the worldwide community. Read More »

Uber says its fleet of flying taxis is just around the corner

The company is focusing in on a reference model for the eVTOL aircraft: Multiple electric-driven rotors will provide vertical helicopter-style lift. Once in the air, the eVTOL will switch over to fixed-wing operation with its airplanelike wings providing lift when moving horizontally and a propeller in the tail providing horizontal thrust up to a cruising speed of about 150 miles per hour (with a top speed of 200 mph). Read More »

Windows 10 Now Runs On 700 Million Devices

Second, Microsoft's Edge browser on iOS will soon be able to access Timeline. Building for AI is more important to developers than ever, as technology continues to change the way people live and work every day, across the cloud and across edge devices. Read More »

In Cleveland, Trump touts GOP tax law ahead of midterms


The Democratic primary to replace term-limited GOP Gov. John Kasich features Richard Cordray, a former OH attorney general, and Dennis Kucinich, former U.S. He invited guests on stage with him to share how the tax bill has increased their paychecks. "In March of this year, we awarded all of our full-time employees a $1,000 bonus, and we gave all of our part-time employees a $500 bonus", Sheely said. Read More »

Instagram starts trialling in-app payments


Once the in-app payments feature is expanded to more businesses, it could encourage many business profiles to give users the option to purchase their products or services directly via Instagram . Instagram is known as a common space for sharing creative imagery, art, ideas and more - but it has potential to be a lot more. Earlier this year, a similar feature was rolled out for WhatsApp users in India, allowing them to send money to friends and family directly from the app using UPI IDs. Read More »