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Japan and U.S. test anti-missile ships during joint military exercises

Television footage showed military trailers carrying large units including what appeared to be launch canisters being driven into the planned THAAD battery site, about 250km south of Seoul. Senate on the situation in North Korea . The USS Carl Vinson nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is sailing toward the peninsula. Tensions have been high amid fears that North Korea will conduct another nuclear or missile test. Read More »

Obama makes first public remarks since leaving office

Former President Barack Obama listens to Ramuel Figueroa, second from left, as Kelsey McClear, left, and Tiffany Brown participate in a conversation on civic engagement and community organizing, Monday, April 24, 2017 , at the University of Chicago in Chicago. Read More »

Samsung sees strong demand for Galaxy S8 despite Note7 fiasco

Active variants of Samsung's Galaxy S handset always feature larger batteries. AT&T and Samsung are working together in creating the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S8 Active smartphone. Market sources in India reveal that the Galaxy S8 may be available for Indian consumers between Rs 50,000 and Rs 60,000, but Samsung India has not officially commented on local prices . Read More »

Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo


Justin said he "wouldn't trade the experience for the world". 'It was a insane experience. Their daughter, named Drea Hubbard, was born weighing 5 pounds, 5 ounces, and was already given the nickname "Pooh Bear" by her proud parents, according to The Associated Press. Read More »

Sunny & Warm Today, Even Warmer Later This Week


Tuesday afternoon will be sunny with highs in the low 80s. Low temperatures Thursday morning should be around 50. Winds will also be a little breezy out of the north, blowing anywhere from 10-15mph. Scattered storms will be possible Wednesday with highs Wednesday cooling into the middle 60's during the day. Temperatures warm back to near 80° before the rain/cold front arrives. Read More »

Most of the Windows zero-day exploits have already been patched

The NSA penetrated a service bureau for SWIFT SWIFT is an worldwide financial messaging service used for transferring money between banks, and it possesses data useful for tracking how money flows around the world. At first the cache was thought to contain "zero-day" exploits - meaning that the vulnerabilities were previously unknown. Cisco is the only company that makes ASA firewalls, according to a Cisco employee who spoke on condition of anonymity. Read More »

Speeds in fixed wireless trials


The trial reached a maximum speed of 1 Gbps downstream; and in separate device trials achieved 400/55 Mbps, 250/50 Mbps and 100/40 Mbps speeds. Originally announced with speeds of 12Mbps (download) and 1Mbps (upload), the NBN's fixed wireless service was ramped up to 25/5Mbps in 2013, with the 50/20Mbps tier following in 2015. Read More »

Sergey Brin Working On Secret Airship


All that is known is that he has a keen interest in airships with his interest having manifested on a visit to the nearby Ames Research Center which is run by NASA. About three years ago, Brin made a decision to build one of his own after ogling old photos of the Macon. The project is reportedly being carried out in a hangar owned by the NASA. Read More »

Twitter plans to broadcast live video 24 hours a day

But, with a video-centric approach, where news, sports, and entertainment content will be streamed 24 hours day, seven days a week. It's worth noting that Twitter's 24/7 plans now seem to focus only on US-based content; it'll be interesting to see if the program expands to accommodate users from other countries where the service counts large audiences, including the UK, Canada, Australia, Brazil and Germany. Read More »

Two-man crew reaches space station

The almost 8-ton space capsule made a radar-guided approach to the space station and docked with the lab's Poisk module at 1318 GMT (9:18 a.m. EDT) Thursday, around six hours after launch. "So no need to miss me". Prior to launch, the rookie flier said he thought his biggest challenge would be learning how to use the station's zero-gravity toilet, a hard task that relies on suction. Read More »

Uber Riders Can Now See Their Rating Prominently Displayed

It's also right there under your profile pic and name, which makes it pretty hard to ignore. Drivers are still much more beholden to ratings and chasing positive ones than are riders, because of the nature of the business, but this still seems like an overall positive step. Read More »

Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson inspiring young Iowa students

Additionally, she was the first female chief of the astronaut office and logs in the most space walks of any female. President Trump said, "On behalf of our nation and, frankly, on behalf of our world, I'd like to thank you". "We want to try and do it during my first term or at worst during my second term", Trump said, "so we're going to have to speed that up a little, OK?" Trump was eager to talk about the potential for further space travel, including a greater role for entrepreneurs and ... Read More »

Microsoft show off Project Scorpio HDTV improvements

The folks at Windows Central got their hands on a series of images that showcase how the upcoming supercharged Xbox will enhance your games, and the improvements seem significant - even for folks that plan on playing Scorpio on a plain old 1080p TV or monitor . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to arrive with dual rear cameras


The two smartphones come with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Even Flipkart started teasing the launch of the smartphones on its website and now we finally have the device launched officially. An official from the industry said, "The Galaxy Note7 also had the red screen issue previous year, and this is largely due to the characteristics of Super AMOLED displays". Read More »

Donald Trump wants humans on Mars by 2020

Earlier, when Trump asked Whitson, "What are we learning by being in space?" the astronaut replied by discussing studies about the human body's reaction to living in microgravity and how to support life during a multiyear Mars mission. At 57-years-old, she is also the oldest woman to have ever gone on a spacewalk and has the 5th most recorded time in EVA. By the time she returns to Earth, she will have spent more than 650 cumulative days in space. Read More »

Trading Notes on Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): Active Stock Recap


By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining its analysts ratings can give an investment picture with updated information of stock which helps investors to make investing decision. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This story was originally published by Markets Daily and is the sole property of of Markets Daily. If you are accessing this report on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & worldwide copyright law. Read More »

Active Volume Stock: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)


Zacks offers analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $72.38. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink . 4,000 shares valued at $272,000 were sold by CHAZEN STEPHEN I on Tuesday, January 31. Read More »

Traders Attention Alert: Medical Properties Trust, Inc.'s (MPW)

The median target of analyst views collected by Yahoo Finance was as much as $0.19 below MPW's recent stock price. Finally, Integrated Investment Consultants LLC raised its stake in Medical Properties Trust by 1.4% in the third quarter. Advantage Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in Medical Properties Trust during the fourth quarter worth $123,000. The Return on Equity ratio of Medical Properties Trust Inc. Read More »

NSA hacking of SWIFT money-transfer network bared

On Friday, the Shadow Brokers released a number of what it said were NSA exploits for many versions of Windows and also details of what were said to be NSA intrusions into the SWIFT banking system. Also, they have said in the statement that some of the SWIFT client banks might have been breached but they didn't mention NSA specifically. Security researchers verifying whether the files were effective did not test them against the latest patches as there was no indication anything had ... Read More »

Russian Federation tells Google to open up Android search to Yandex


The firm also agreed that any conflicting terms agreed under previous deals would be overridden by the settlement. "We are happy to have reached a commercial agreement with Yandex and a settlement with Russia's competition regulator, the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), resolving the competition case over the distribution of Google apps on Android", Google said in a statement. Read More »

Bellator MMA signs former UFC strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau


Since then, "Darth" has won three of his last four bouts with his only loss in that stretch coming against two-time UFC title challenger Anthony Johnson. She lost a five round decision to Polish champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk . It looks as if that plan won't work out, however, as Davis announced on today's edition of The MMA Hour that he will step in to face Bader at Bellator 180 after it has been made clear that Lawal has suffered an undisclosed injury. Read More »

New crew members arrive at International Space Station


Jack Fischer was in awe of the trip and his mission aboard the ISS but still had time to calm the nerves of his mother. There was an empty third seat in the capsule as Russian Federation was scaling back space station staffing until its long-delayed science laboratory was flown to the ISS next year. Read More »

Selena Gomez has chopped off her hair and we love it


The post has already received over three million likes from her fans, including her boyfriend, Canadian singer The Weeknd. The 24-year-old singer and actress just debuted a super short haircut on her Instagram . In December, she shared an Instagram pic of her shoulder-length look, after chopping off what appeared to be several inches. The new 'do is a definite departure from Selena's signature loose waves. Read More »

Fiery, deadly wreck snarls I-5 in LA; 1 dead, 10 hurt


There was no immediate indication of what caused the wreck on a section of I-5 dubbed the Golden State Freeway between landmark Griffith Park and the Los Angeles River. More than two dozen LAFD firefighters were assited by crews from the Glendale Fire Department. "[Glendale and Burbank first responders] were able to handle hazardous materials such as fuel and oil that was leaking", he said. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's Fiancée Shayanna Jenkins Comforts Their Daughter, 4, At His Funeral


The former New England Patriots tight end was found hanged in his cell in a maximum-security prison in MA last week. The brothers were teammates with Hernandez at the University of Florida . Hernandezs family is planning a private funeral for the former National Football League star in his hometown in Bristol, Conn. Hernandez was behind bars at the Massachusetts' Souza-Baranowski Corrections Center for about two years before he ended his own life , and now, his distraught prison mate is ... Read More »

Pyongyang marks 85th Army Day with large-scale military exercise

China "hopes that all relevant sides exercise restraint, and avoid doing anything to worsen the tense situation", the Chinese ministry said in a statement, paraphrasing Xi. The nuclear-powered USA submarine USS Michigan also made a port call at Busan in the South yesterday in another show of force, while United States navy destroyers carried out separate joint exercises with Japanese and South Korean vessels. Read More »

What the Samsung Galaxy S8 means for the Note 8


According to Samsung , "Key features of Bixby , including Vision, Home and Reminder, will be available with the global launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 on April 21". The delay could mark yet another blow for Samsung , which has been trying to move on from a series of mishaps and scandals, including the Note 7 recalls and the arrest of its corporate heir for corruption. Read More »

Samsung launches 64 GB version of Galaxy On Nxt in India


The device is powered by octa-core processor and offers 3GB RAM and up to 32GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card. It comes in two color options - Gold and Black. The Samsung Galaxy On Nxt features Samsung's in-house Exynos 7870 SoC with 3GB of RAM. A Mumbai-based offline retailer claims that the new 32GB storage model will be available to be purchased without further delay, and sticking to the claim, Only Mobiles has now listed the smartphone on its site . Read More »

President Trump congratulates record-setting astronaut Peggy Whitson

Her total time will surpass 650 days when she concludes her mission in September. Commander Whitson, who is aboard the International Space Station, was congratulated by U.S. "I'd like to congratulate you", he said, describing Monday "as a very special day in the glorious history of American space flight". "I've been dealing with politicians so much, I'm so much more impressed with these people, you have no idea". Read More »

USA astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks record for time in space

Early Monday morning, Whitson officially set the United States record for most cumulative days in space, surpassing astronaut Jeff Williams' record of 534 days, according to NASA. "It's an honor for me to be representing all the folks back at NASA who make this spaceflight possible, and who make me setting this spaceflight record feasible", Whitson said. Read More »

Donald Trump tells NASA 'fly to Mars in my first term'

Today, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson set the record for the most cumulative days in space for any human. In addition to Ivanka Trump, his eldest daughter and an adviser in the West Wing, Trump was joined on the call by the astronaut Kate Rubins. Read More »

President Trump Jokes With Astronaut Peggy Whitson on Oval Office Call

To mark the honor, she received a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump. "You have broken the record for the most total time spent in space by an American astronaut". NASA is building the hardware right now to test a new rocket that will carry astronauts farther from Earth than ever before, she said. During the phone call, Trump asked several questions, including the timing for sending humans to Mars, despite the fact he signed a bill last month that set a goal for NASA to do ... Read More »

Twitter posts strongest growth in monthly users in a year


In last year's first quarter, the company posted non-GAAP earnings of 15 cents per share. Adjusted earnings per share were $0.11, compared to $0.15 a year ago. It also blew past user growth estimates of 2.3 million by adding 9 million more monthly actives. CEO Jack Dorsey attributed the accelerating user growth and engagement to a number of changes that have improved the user experience in the timeline and notifications to draw users back to the timeline. Read More »

Republicans remove Mexico border wall from budget negotiation

Trump removed a crucial sticking point when he said on Monday evening that he may wait until Republicans begin drafting the budget blueprint for the fiscal year that starts on October 1 to seek funds for the wall. They don't know what they're talking about. "It will get built and help stop drugs, human trafficking etc", the president tweeted Tuesday. Lawmakers had until Friday to pass at least an interim budget to avoid a government shutdown. Read More »