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Sci-tech Juno Spacecraft Skims Jupiter's Cloud Tops in Its 5th Flyby
Author: 0 Juno Spacecraft Skims Jupiter's Cloud Tops in Its 5th Flyby

Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate. NASA's JUNO spacecraft was launched on August 5, 2011 atop the Atlas V at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. As such, Juno will continue on its current track up until the mission's end. NASA's Juno spacecraft is busy collecting science data as well as stunning images of Jupiter and while all images reveal extensive details about the gaseous giant, there are times when citizen scientists beat the space ...

Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

For instance, if you usually call your mom at a specific time each day, Bixby will ask you, unprompted, if you'd like to call her at that time. There's also support for both NFC and MST (magnetic secure transmission). But it can be controlled via voice, touch or text. Once you're plugged in, you'll be granted access to a "completely redesigned" Android UI that's optimised for use with a mouse and keyboard.

Sci-tech Nissan Terrano facelift launched at starting price of Rs 9.99 lakh
Author: 0 Nissan Terrano facelift launched at starting price of Rs 9.99 lakh

The automaker, however, does not see the four-wheel-drive market in India ready yet, and thus, has no plans to launch such a variant of the Terrano, Sicard said. The array of features available on the New Nissan Terrano augment its convenience for occupants and accentuates its brawny road profile to set it apart from the other vehicles in its segment.

Sci-tech Uber Ending Denmark Services Following New Taxi Law
Author: 0 Uber Ending Denmark Services Following New Taxi Law

If, on the other hand, the judges decide Uber is an "information society service" - essentially, an online platform that connects independent drivers with passengers - it will be free to develop other low-priced and unlicensed services of the kind already banned in many European countries.

Sci-tech Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter
Author: 0 Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and less clutter

You can schedule the hours when the night light feature kicks in. The good news is that these changes are all for the better. When Microsoft adds support for mixed reality headsets to Windows 10, users will be able to use those devices to view their creations.

Sci-tech French candidate Macron wins new supporter: former PM Valls
Author: 0 French candidate Macron wins new supporter: former PM Valls

Polls predict the centrist and Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right National Front, are predicted to make it through the first round of voting in April, with Macron expected to triumph in the second round in May. The endorsement is a mixed blessing for Macron who has tried to cast himself as a candidate bridging the divide between left and right-wing politics, rather than as a nominee for the unpopular Socialist party.

Sci-tech Ford Issues Recalls for Door Latch, Engine Fire Issues
Author: 0 Ford Issues Recalls for Door Latch, Engine Fire Issues

The combined recalls will cost Ford roughly $295 million in first quarter pre-tax dollars, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ford said it will mail customers instructions from the owner's manual on how to check and refill coolant. The automaker says the cars are fine to drive, but to watch out for coolant leaks and monitor coolant levels.

Sci-tech Donald Trump now uses an iPhone
Author: 0 Donald Trump now uses an iPhone

He seems to be learning the hard way why it's best to keep your mouth shut until you find out what you'll actually be able to do so that people don't call you out for doing the opposite of what you said you would do, like use an iPhone when you said no one should use an iPhone.

Sci-tech Emmy Rossum's home burglarized, $150000 worth of jewelry missing
Author: 0 Emmy Rossum's home burglarized, $150000 worth of jewelry missing

The Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed to Entertainment Tonight that the crimes department is now investigating a robbery at Rossum's home in Los Angeles . There are conflicting reports as to how the safes were accessed, as TMZ claims the combinations were written beside them. Rossum tweeted on Tuesday: "Thank you to the LAPD".

Sci-tech Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new parking spot
Author: 0 Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new parking spot

This port needs to be moved, in order to make room for a docking device compatible with future commercial crew capsules. The spacewalkers "will disconnect cables and electrical connections on the pressurized mating adapter (PMA-3) to prepare for its robotic move Thursday, March 30" during another spacewalk, NASA said in a statement .

Sci-tech Potentially severe storms Friday in Oklahoma, Arkansas
Author: 0 Potentially severe storms Friday in Oklahoma, Arkansas

The Weather Service noted strong winds and large hail as primary hazards if that was the case. The Friday night weather is just the start of a wet weekend, with rain likely Saturday and Sunday . Friday will feature highs in the upper 70s and some lower 80s. Select from these options: Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Author: 0 Galaxy S8 could get a 3D camera, according to Vodafone slip-up

One of Samsung's factories in China that helped manufacture some of the combustable batteries also battled an inferno in February. The company is under pressure to turn its image around and had previously not commented on its plans to sell refurbished devices.

Sci-tech Sesame Street introduces Julia, a Muppet with autism
Author: 0 Sesame Street introduces Julia, a Muppet with autism

The long-running PBS franchise shifted to HBO for first-run airings early a year ago, with episodes repeating on PBS a few months later. Julia has been a part of the "Sesame Street" family via its storybooks and was so popular that the decision was made to add the character to the TV series.

Sci-tech The New 12-sided £1 Coin
Author: 0 The New 12-sided £1 Coin

Retailers are being urged to prepare for the introduction of the new £1 coin entering circulation tomorrow (28 March). As detailed by MoneySavingExpert.com, 85 per cent of vending machines in the United Kingdom will be able to use the coin; Tesco has also said it will keep trolleys unlocked until they are fitted with new locks.

Sci-tech Dave Chappelle Co-Headlined With Chris Rock In NOLA
Author: 0 Dave Chappelle Co-Headlined With Chris Rock In NOLA

The Total Blackout Tour is Rock's first full-scale world tour in a decade. But a special guest just upped the ante. " Tonight, you are all part of a social experiment ". According to the New Orleans Advocate , initially, a curtain was drawn, revealing an Old English logo with the initials "CR". The Times-Picayune explained: "I know I was just here", Chappelle said to open what became the pair's 90-minute set, which began with Chappelle striding onstage underneath Rock's giant logo on a ...

Sci-tech Secret Service examines suspicious package near White House
Author: 0 Secret Service examines suspicious package near White House

The group of media, inside the press briefing room, were asked not to go outside the room. It was not clear how long the roads would be closed. UPDATE 11:56 a.m.: A suspect has been placed in custody; the investigation into the suspicious package continues.

Author: 0 South African Anti-Apartheid Leader Ahmed Kathrada Has Died Age 87

In the 1940s, Kathrada met Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, Ismail "IC" Meer and JN Singh. He remained locked up for the next 26 years, until he was 60. All the defendants agreed at the outset to not contest the verdict or sentence, which could have been death by hanging. Jailed at the age of 34, Kathrada spent the next 18 years at the maximum security section on apartheid's most notorious prison, Robben Island , a few miles offshore from Cape Town .

Author: 0 Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

But political exigencies of the moment being what they are now, there was every reason for Ford CEO Mark Fields to repackage this plan - and for Trump to tout it - as yet another example of the success of the new president's efforts to get major US industrial companies to put "America First" in their production plans.

Sci-tech Donald Trump says intelligence panel should probe Hillary Clinton instead of him
Author: 0 Donald Trump says intelligence panel should probe Hillary Clinton instead of him

Number two, look at this whole Uranium One fiasco, while Bill Clinton - Hillary Clinton's secretary of state, he's giving speeches in Russian Federation, getting paid twice what he normally gets paid. Trump seemed to deflection from accusations of Russian collusion by pointing to the many interactions between the Clintons and the Russians. Peter Schweizer, the book's author, told host Steve Doocy that Podesta had in 2011 joined the board of Joule Unlimited Technologies, a privately ...

Author: 0 SpaceX set to reuse its' Falcon 9 rocket in world first launch

It was the first time SpaceX or any company landed a booster in the ocean. It charges companies roughly $US60 million ($79 million) to carry a payload, but in the case of this week's launch , SpaceX cut European-based telecom satellite operator SES a steep discount due to the refurbished rocket , according to a report by Spaceflight Now .