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Sci-tech Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn
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Now, as the principal investigator on CU Boulder's $12 million Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph (UVIS) on the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn, Esposito and his Cassini colleagues are feeling a bit somber: The spacecraft has run out of fuel and will disintegrate in Saturn's dense atmosphere early on the morning of September 15.

Sci-tech Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ICJ to resume hearing today
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India, whose request for consular access to Jadhav was turned down several times, had approached the ICJ on May 8, accusing Pakistan of violating the Vienna Convention and conducting a "farcical trial" for convicting Jadhav without a "shred of evidence" following which the court had stayed his execution.

Sci-tech WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton quits to head up tech non-profit
Author: 0 WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton quits to head up tech non-profit

Whatsapp co-founder Brian Acton has resigned to start a non-profit organisation. Acton was with Whatsapp when Social networking giant Facebook acquired it in the year 2014. "This decision is, of course, a tough one". According to a company's source, Acton played an important role in WhatsApp's encryption process and his role can't be filled by any one employ.

Sci-tech Will Mets vs. Cubs be a high-scoring game? MLB Predictions 9/13/17
Author: 0 Will Mets vs. Cubs be a high-scoring game? MLB Predictions 9/13/17

The Milwaukee Brewers , who also won, are 2 1/2 games back. He issued a season-high four walks, though. Jose Quintana whiffed seven while limiting the Mets to two runs over seven innings in Tuesday's 8-3 victory. "If we figure out how to do it, we've got something going on for next year, too". The biggest names at the heart of the Cubs' lineup have struggled at the plate in September.

Sci-tech Apple's latest iTunes update reduces the clutter by removing iOS App Store
Author: 0 Apple's latest iTunes update reduces the clutter by removing iOS App Store

You might have to sign into your Apple account again and reconfigure some settings the first time you boot up iOS 11 , but then you'll have the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system and the new features that come with it. Click on the Update button at the top of the app . Apple has also made some changes on where other content in iTunes 12.7 are found. Apple announced iOS 11 will launch on September 19 in the form of a free update for the iPhone and iPad .

Sci-tech Serena Williams reveals daughter's name, shares photo
Author: 0 Serena Williams reveals daughter's name, shares photo

At the weekend, Serena broke her social media silence to congratulate American US Open finalists Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens. Williams wrote Wednesday that their daughter was born on September 1 and weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces. "We always talk, so she's always encouraging me". She posted the long Instagram story very almost two weeks in the wake of conceiving an offspring on September 1, an occasion she additionally incorporated into the video.

Sci-tech Bluetooth flaws put billions of devices at risk
Author: 0 Bluetooth flaws put billions of devices at risk

Blueborne consists of a number of ways to attack a device, the most serious of which would allow a threat actor to gain control over a Bluetooth enabled device and its data. There are technically several distinct attack vectors spread across current mobile operating systems. The next step involves the attacker obtaining the target's MAC address, and then they need to probe it to identify the operating system.

Sci-tech Honda reveals new EV Concept at Frankfurt
Author: 0 Honda reveals new EV Concept at Frankfurt

The result, to be fired out and into production in 2019, is the Urban EV Concept by Honda. No range is quoted for the concept, which does lead to some concern - combined with the urban billing and Honda's reluctance to launch a proper electric auto up until now, we're hoping Honda won't give the vehicle a token sub-100 mile range, adequate though it might be for purely urban drivers.

Sci-tech The minimap for PUBG's new desert map has been datamined
Author: 0 The minimap for PUBG's new desert map has been datamined

Players will need to rely on their other skills and senses if they want to perform well in the fog, and it should offer an interesting new change to the way the game is now played in that respect. After sharing just one tweet not too long ago when the game's Twitter account gave one quick look at the fog, the game's team has followed up on that preview with even more screenshots.

Sci-tech Cassini's mission to come to fiery end Friday in Saturn's atmosphere
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So, to Saturn, Cassini wouldn't just say goodbye, it will also take one last look at its two moons before it makes a depth dive into the planet atmosphere and explodes like a meteor, thereby making the end of its 13-year mission. One of them being the planet's magnetosphere. The gas clouds which form the surface moves with it and is disturbed by the planet's intricate magnetic field thus making it hard to anticipate the length of a day on Saturn.

Sci-tech Vegas odds on Clemson-Louisville
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Clemson game. Louisville and Clemson played an epic game previous year which saw the Tigers prevail 42-36. Clemson, meanwhile, has shown no signs of drop off from last season. Jaylen Smith is the Cardinals' top receiver with 300 yards and a TD on 17 catches. Curtailing Jackson's production obviously will be Clemson's primary focus against Louisville.

Sci-tech Conte Makes 6 Changes: Predicted Chelsea Line-Up vs FK Qarabag
Author: 0 Conte Makes 6 Changes: Predicted Chelsea Line-Up vs FK Qarabag

Atkins, alongside head coach Antonio Conte , made the address at Chelsea's Monday press conference ahead of their Champions League tie with Qarabag FK on Tuesday. This is Antonio Conte's third Champions League campaign as manager. "It's a great competition and we must be pleased to be back after last season and proud to play in this competition and push ourselves".

Sci-tech Best Buy To Discontinue Sale Of Kaspersky Software Because, Russian Hacking
Author: 0 Best Buy To Discontinue Sale Of Kaspersky Software Because, Russian Hacking

Best Buy confirmed to the Star-Tribune that it has stopped selling the products, but didn't comment further. Leaked emails have also linked Kaspersky with Russia's main intelligence agency, the FSB. Earlier in the year, a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing saw six heads of major USA intelligence agencies saying that they were uncomfortable with the Kaspersky situation and wouldn't feel comfortable with it on their computers.

Sci-tech Bugatti Chiron Goes From 0-249 miles per hour and Back in Record Time
Author: 0 Bugatti Chiron Goes From 0-249 miles per hour and Back in Record Time

Not that Bugatti needs to prove the Chiron is quick, but when you have a 1,479-hp supercar, you might as well set some records. Within less than a second, the car's rear axle found itself with almost a ton of extra downforce. "It really was incredible to see that you didn't need the complex preparations we have to make in racing for the 0-400-0 drive", said Montoya in a press release.

Sci-tech The R8 RWS Is Audi's First Rear-Wheel Drive Supercar
Author: 0 The R8 RWS Is Audi's First Rear-Wheel Drive Supercar

Smoke pours from the rear tyres as it dances to the music, suggesting that it's rocking a rear-wheel drive powertrain. "The R8 V10 RWS is made for purists", said Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH. The upper sideblade of the Coupé is also finished in gloss black while the lower blade is finished in body color. Red stripes similar to the one on the R8 LMS GT 4 are available as an option.

Sci-tech Amazon's Next Fire TV Will Have Alexa Microphones Built
Author: 0 Amazon's Next Fire TV Will Have Alexa Microphones Built

The holes you see on top of the flagship Fire TV "accommodate its array of far-field microphones", allowing you to speak directly to the device rather than having to use a voice remote. The new high-end device could arrive in time for the holidays but may be pushed back to early 2018. AFTWNews reported that the new Fire TV dongle would be announced this month, and go up for sale next month.

Sci-tech BlackBerry Priv will not receive Android 8.0 Oreo update
Author: 0 BlackBerry Priv will not receive Android 8.0 Oreo update

Alex Thurber commented as to how getting updates for these devices was a complicated process including partnerships with Carriers and chipset makers. One of the biggest takeaways from the podcast was that Thurber was able to confirm that Priv will not receive an update to Android 7 Nougat. Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the first device from the electronics company to run Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

Sci-tech Luxury cars prices to go up by 5 per cent in India
Author: 0 Luxury cars prices to go up by 5 per cent in India

A hike of 5 per cent has been declared on luxury cars which makes the total taxation to 48 percent, that includes 28 per cent GST and the 20 per cent additional cess. Cotton quilts costing up to Rs 1,000 will attract 5 percent while those above that will face 12 percent GST, against the earlier uniform rate of 18 percent.

Sci-tech Tesla boosts vehicle range to help drivers escape Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Tesla boosts vehicle range to help drivers escape Hurricane Irma

Contrast this with owners of traditional internal combustion vehicles who have been slogging through lines at the gas pump for almost a week to top up, with more than 40% of the gas stations in southern Florida being completely sold out of gas as drivers fueled up before evacuating.