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Author: 0 SpaceX successfully launches rocket after Saturday setback

On board the private space company's Dragon capsule was almost 2,500kg of NASA scientific equipment including a major instrument called SAGE III that will survey Earth's upper atmosphere for several years once it is attached to the outside of the International Space Station (ISS).

Sci-tech Buying a Nintendo Switch? You'll probably need an extra memory card
Author: 0 Buying a Nintendo Switch? You'll probably need an extra memory card

According to the statement, Nintendo determined the Nintendo Switch in question was part of stolen Switch systems from an unspecified US retailer. An unboxing video for the Nintendo Switch surfaced online last week after a Neogaf user said he received the gaming console two weeks before its March 3 release.

Sci-tech Colorado town getting a drive-through marijuana shop
Author: 0 Colorado town getting a drive-through marijuana shop

The town repealed a ban on marijuana establishments in the summer of 2015, and while that caused some controversy, it ultimately brought the town's economy back to life. Tumbleweed Express, situated in a former vehicle wash, received a business permit from the Board of Trustees of Parachute last week, reported by Glenwood Springs Post Independent Saturday.

Sci-tech Apple buys facial recognition software specialist
Author: 0 Apple buys facial recognition software specialist

The news indicates that lead analysts speculate that the tech mammoth is gearing up to incorporate facial recognition feature in its upcoming smartphone, iPhone 8. The deal was estimated at " several million dollars ". This company makes facial recognition software and it uses just the face to authenticate instead of a fingerprint or password.

Sci-tech Red iPhone 7, 10.5-inch iPad Pro planned for March event
Author: 0 Red iPhone 7, 10.5-inch iPad Pro planned for March event

In other news, Mac Rumors added that if the reports will be accurate, the iPad Mini 4 is likely to get refreshments in the form of the 7.9-inch iPad Pro. An iPhone SE with more storage capacity might also be appealing in 2017 especially if it turns out that the iPhone 8 coming this fall will cost more than $1,000, as Fast Company recently reported.

Sci-tech Middle school student accused of throwing 2x4 at presidential motorcade, officials say
Author: 0 Middle school student accused of throwing 2x4 at presidential motorcade, officials say

A pool reporter traveling in the motorcade said he didn't witness anything unusual during the drive. Last weekend, Trump hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago. The concerns about Trump conducting official business from his Mar-a-Lago estate are not merely financial. "If President Trump is going to go back and forth to Florida every weekend, those costs could really skyrocket", Fitton said.

Author: 0 Donald Trump state visit 'should and will happen' MPs told during debate

A rival 310,000-strong petition in support of the state visit was also being discussed. "There are great dangers in attempting to give him the best accolade we can give anyone", he said . Of the 12 US presidents to hold office during Queen Elizabeth II's reign, only two have been received in official state visits: President George W.

Sci-tech Snapchat Spectacles Face Their First Test
Author: 0 Snapchat Spectacles Face Their First Test

There are three colors available - Coral, Black, and Teal, and each unit comes with a charging case and cable. Snap Inc., the company behind the millennial-centric social media platform Snapchat, first released its camera-equipped Spectacles last November.

Author: 0 John Oliver Rips the Books Open on Vladimir Putin's Finances

He fired national security adviser Mike Flynn after he talked with Russia's ambassador about sanctions imposed in December by President Obama over Russian meddling in the United States election. president. It is anxious the president will not have the political power to improve relations with Russian Federation, as he has indicated he might try to do, and even, perhaps, lift some USA sanctions.

Author: 0 Last-second launch delay for SpaceX at historic moon pad

In addition to the primary mission of delivering critical cargo to the International Space Station , SpaceX is attempting the secondary mission of landing the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket on land at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Landing Zone 1.

Sci-tech Pelicans trade Evans, Hield, Galloway for DeMarcus Cousins
Author: 0 Pelicans trade Evans, Hield, Galloway for DeMarcus Cousins

Thus ends a tumultuous career for DeMarcus Cousins in Sacramento. DeMarcus Cousins makes about $17 million this year and then about $18.1 million during the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season. The new Pelican now averages 27.8 PPG, 10.7 RPG and 4.7 APG. During Sunday's All-Star Game, every participant was given at least 12 minutes of playing time except for Cousins, who got off the bench for a mere 2:27.

Sci-tech YouTube Ads Will Get a Lot Less Annoying Starting in 2018
Author: 0 YouTube Ads Will Get a Lot Less Annoying Starting in 2018

Users will not be able to skip the ads shorter than 30 sec which includes 15- and 20-second ad formats and the 6-second bumper ads introduced a year ago. The social media company also added a watch and scroll feature that enables you to scroll through your News Feed while watching a video on Facebook.

Sci-tech Oregon Ducks Can't Overcome Turnovers In Loss to Colorado
Author: 0 Oregon Ducks Can't Overcome Turnovers In Loss to Colorado

Oregon's field goal percentage of.576 (34-for-59) was the best mark by a CU opponent this season. "I thought we played really, really well". OR ended the first half with a 13 point lead, 45-32, prior to that the biggest lead was 8 points and that was by OR at the 14:34 mark.

Author: 0 India has the flawless answer to NYT's controversial cartoon mocking ISRO!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the scientists for achieving the feat , which smashes a record previously held by Russian Federation. SAS Global CEO Meir Moalem said: "Sky and Space Global is a good citizen of space, We are part of a growing community of space operators and users, and as such, we are looking forward to working with the US DoD to help us better track and manage our constellation of nano-satellites".

Author: 0 Exynos 9 processor teased ahead of Galaxy S8 debut

A lot is at stake here for the company and it is safe to say that the Samsung Galaxy S8 need to be flawless in order for the company to make a comeback. Samsung's leading competitor, Apple, is tipped to hike the pricing of their iPhone 8. The usage of 10nm technology will make the S8 models run 11 per cent faster than the Galaxy S7 overall.

Sci-tech Manhattan-Sized Iceberg Just Broke Away from Antarctica
Author: 0 Manhattan-Sized Iceberg Just Broke Away from Antarctica

The Pine Island Glacier ends in a floating ice shelf which buttresses the land-based ice behind it. The block was estimated to be a kilometer or two in size. Despite its relatively small size, the new iceberg continues to point to the increasing instability of this glacier in particular, and is another warning sign regarding the fate of the much larger and more consequential West Antarctic Ice Sheet.

Sci-tech Roger Waters May Bring Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' To US-Mexico Border
Author: 0 Roger Waters May Bring Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' To US-Mexico Border

The main reason for doubting a reunion stems from David Gilmour . Mason said he had no idea, but joked that he had been sent a picture of Donald Trump captioned "We are going to build a wall and Pink Floyd is going to pay for it". Waters, meanwhile, plans to release a new album, titled Is This The Life We Really Want? The band previously played an infamous gig back in 1990 to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Author: 0 Scientists want to 'de-extinct' the woolly mammoth

Church intends to grow the hybrid mammoth in an artificial womb , and not use an Asian elephant. Fossils and well-preserved remains of the woolly mammoth give researchers idea about their characteristics but now, a team of scientists claim they could create a hybrid of the animal.

Sci-tech ECI should take note of PM Modi's 'communal' statement: Congress
Author: 0 ECI should take note of PM Modi's 'communal' statement: Congress

Even PM Modi himself mentioned in his speech that this ground has fallen short for the people who came here. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, while addressing a rally in Sitapur on Thursday, said that Mr Modi had made the entire nation stand in queues because he wanted to grant favour to his 50-odd rich friends.

Author: 0 This origami-inspired shield absorbs handgun bullets

During testing, the researchers found the shield to be even more successful than they had initially predicted, stopping bullets from 9mm, .357 Magnum and.44 Magnum handguns. This 12 layered Kevlar, framed with aluminum instead of steel is the only reason to make it extremely light. "It goes from a very compact state that you can carry around in the trunk of a vehicle to something you can take with you, open up and take cover behind to be safe from bullets", said Terri Bateman, BYU adjunct ...