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Sci-tech Stephen Hawking calls Jeremy Corbyn a 'disaster', asks him to quit
Author: 0 Stephen Hawking calls Jeremy Corbyn a 'disaster', asks him to quit

Asked if he was confident Labour could win a snap election, saying: "I want to see a different government. Nobody knows the result of a general election before they go into it, but we do know we have a very strong, moral and just case to put to this country of the kind of country we could be".

Sci-tech Meteors Indicate There Was Water On Ancient Mars
Author: 0 Meteors Indicate There Was Water On Ancient Mars

The study was the first step in proving more abundant water supplies existed on Mars. The interchange of whitlockite and merrillite was studied thoroughly by the researchers. The goal of the shock experiments was to simulate conditions under which meteorites were ejected from Mars. The experiments consisted of blasting whitlockite samples with pieces of metal fired from an extremely highly pressurized gun at a speed of roughly 1,678mph (2,700kph).

Sci-tech Earth-sized planets discovered
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Follow-up investigations with ground-based telescopes suggested more planets might be there, but didn't give a clear picture. Once they learned about the planets, though, the teams at NASA and Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. "We wanted to hint at the Belgian origins of this project and so we devised the acronym TRAPPIST - TRAnsiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope".

Sci-tech Microsoft shows off Windows Server running on ARM-based servers
Author: 0 Microsoft shows off Windows Server running on ARM-based servers

Microsoft is now leaning on Qualcomm to help build out these devices and has demonstrated Windows Server running on Qualcomm's 10nm ARM processors. In a move that will put more pressure on Intel in the data centre market just a day after AMD announced its next-gen Naples server CPU, Qualcomm announced that the two firms will this week successfully demonstrate Windows Server running on its 10nm Centriq 2400 system.

Sci-tech IISc Bangalore ranked 8th in World's Best Small Universities ranking
Author: 0 IISc Bangalore ranked 8th in World's Best Small Universities ranking

As a THE representative explained, the best small universities are characterised by higher teacher to student ratios and are more connected as a community. In subject ranks, University of Delhi (DU) can boast the world's 16th best development studies programme, but the capital university was placed in 501-550 range in overall ranking.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus show it all in latest leak
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus show it all in latest leak

Not only is this processor the fastest ever seen in an Android phone but it should also be more efficient which will add extra battery life to the S8. Samsung is also offering 220 Yuan worth 64GB OTA pen drive and a portable travel bag for free along with every pre-ordered device. The fingerprint sensor will be shifted to the rear, situated next to the camera sensor.

Sci-tech Zelda Breath of the Wild: Where To Find And Tame Horses
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You bet... honesty trumps everything else and if a game stinks we tell you. "Right now, the Switch is a Zelda machine". The new machine is essentially a tablet with two wireless controllers that can be used anywhere, on its own in the park or plugged into the living room TV.

Sci-tech LG V10 & G4 Android 7.0 Nougat Update Officially Confirmed
Author: 0 LG V10 & G4 Android 7.0 Nougat Update Officially Confirmed

However, things are about to change for the users of the LG G4 as the company is all set to push out the Android Nougat update for the smartphone in the coming months. LG will be rolling out the Android 7.0 update for the V10 owners in the third quarter of the year, so the update could arrive sometime between July and September.

Sci-tech Another Uncharted After The Lost Legacy Is Unlikely, Says Naughty Dog
Author: 0 Another Uncharted After The Lost Legacy Is Unlikely, Says Naughty Dog

Hinduism will also play a major role in the plot, and Naughty Dog has gone to great lengths to ensure cultural accuracy and respect. Some fans continue to worry that The Last Of Us shouldn't have had a sequel, and that it risks cheapening the original's ending - and stopping Naughty Dog from doing anything new.

Sci-tech AMD reveals first details of its Zen-based Naples processors
Author: 0 AMD reveals first details of its Zen-based Naples processors

With two Xeon E5-2699A v4 CPUs, you can only achieve 88 threads, 8 memory channels, and 80 PCIe lanes in a dual-socket system. Key features of the Naples CPU include a highly scalable 32-core SoC design with support for two high-performance threads per core and industry leading memory bandwidth with support for up to 32 dimms on 16 memory channels in a dual socket server.

Sci-tech Vimeo Adds Support for Free and Paid 360 Videos
Author: 0 Vimeo Adds Support for Free and Paid 360 Videos

At launch viewers can watch 360 video in Vimeo mobile apps, including iOS and Android powered devices, that can be used with compatible VR headsets: Zeiss VR One, Samsung Gear VR and Google Daydream, with support for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive coming soon.

Sci-tech Colonizing Mars: NASA Say Magnetic Shield Could Restore Red Planet's Atmosphere
Author: 0 Colonizing Mars: NASA Say Magnetic Shield Could Restore Red Planet's Atmosphere

Doing so would thus help protect early human settlers on Mars from the harsh radiation and vaccum of space. This same research could also teach scientists about shielding Mars as Jim Green, NASA's Planetary Science Division Director, says. Even if there is still some hearty microorganism living on the Red Planet, it's not suitable for human habitation without a great deal of protective equipment.

Sci-tech 'Middle-Earth: Shadow of War' - Gameplay Reveal and Walkthrough
Author: 0 'Middle-Earth: Shadow of War' - Gameplay Reveal and Walkthrough

He employs siege beasts and flame archers to protect his fortress from Talion's army forces. Fancy. There's heaps of stuff shown off in the footage that we've not touched upon here, but we'll let you check it out for yourselves above. We also get to see that players will be able to sacrifice the Drake by crashing it onto huge enemies. The action starts with an attack on Seregost and the Overlord Ur-Hakon the Dragon Lord.

Sci-tech Final Fantasy VII Remake battles are action-based, cover optional
Author: 0 Final Fantasy VII Remake battles are action-based, cover optional

During MAGIC 2017 last month, a screenshot of Final Fantasy 7 revealed Cloud crouched behind a box (above), taking cover from an oncoming attack. Relax. The director also said that players can expect cover actions to be done on the map as there are places where they can happen, but they are not really a requirement.

Sci-tech Yasiel Puig's Home Reportedly Burglarized in LA, $500k in Jewelry Stolen
Author: 0 Yasiel Puig's Home Reportedly Burglarized in LA, $500k in Jewelry Stolen

Over the hill, former Los Angeles Laker star Derek Fisher's home in Tarzana was burglarized, with $300,000 in jewelry - allegedly including five of his National Basketball Association championship rings - taken. Eyewitness News confirmed that someone broke into the athlete's home and took approximately $170,000 in jewelry and other property. He is often seen on social media with expensive-looking jewelry.

Sci-tech Calves rescued from Honda by CHP
Author: 0 Calves rescued from Honda by CHP

A second calf was in the backseat. Both calves' hooves were tied, but they were released and tied up to a nearby tree, and appeared to be unharmed in photographs released by police. In the meantime, it's been impounded as evidence. "The agency replaces vehicles when it is not economical to continue operations, or when it has become unsafe or no longer cost-effective to operate the vehicle", he said.

Sci-tech OPEC Might Have To Cut Oil Production Again This Year
Author: 0 OPEC Might Have To Cut Oil Production Again This Year

During a plenary session at CERAWeek led by IHS Markit, Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid A. Al-Falih said that his country has an interest in promoting the economic health of the USA economy and its E&P industry. The Ministry stressed that Azerbaijan completely fulfills its commitments to reduce production by 35,000 barrels per day under the output cut deal reached last November.

Sci-tech 'Robot lawyer' that overturned 160000 parking tickets now helping refugees
Author: 0 'Robot lawyer' that overturned 160000 parking tickets now helping refugees

Stanford student Joshua Browder, who created the original DoNotPay when he was 19 years old, reprogrammed the chatbot to help individuals file immigration applications in the US and Canada, according to the Guardian . These days, Mr Browder admitted that his studies at Stanford have taken a backseat as he is busy with his chatbot. The chat bot is like an automated system that helps refugees in filing for legal aid applications in their new land.

Sci-tech Nintendo Switch prepares for new gaming age
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch prepares for new gaming age

The Wii U failed, in part, because Nintendo left too many of its most beloved heroes idling on the bench. The Nintendo Switch was released recently, on March 3, 2017 , and many players are now eagerly waiting to get their hands on it.