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Spacewalking astronauts finishing months of ISS robot arm fix

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The whole event was streamed live on the NASA TV starting at 5:30 a.m. EST (10:30 GMT). Together with American astronaut Mark Vande Hei, Kanai removed two hand-like contraptions called Latching End Effectors (LEE), which are attached to the ends of robotic arms connected to the ISS for the objective of grabbing objects. Read More »

NFL Draft: Key strengths and weaknesses for Josh Rosen

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While fans would love to see them land Kirk Cousins or pull off a huge trade to acquire Nick Foles , I just don't see either scenario happening. Rosen is the most pro-ready passer in this year's class, and makes the most sense here. PASADENA, CA - SEPTEMBER 03: Josh Rosen #3 of the UCLA Bruins runs with the ball during the second half of a game against the Texas A&M Aggies at the Rose Bowl on September 3, 2017 in Pasadena, California. Read More »

Albert Adomah doubtful of Aston Villa's chances of winning against Fulham

We haven't got anywhere near them yet but can we do it? "It's the creativity we lacked today and that penetration which we have had in abundance over the last few weeks". North End are unbeaten in five league games since a 2-3 defeat to Middlesbrough on New Year's Day but three of those matches ended in a draw, including two to bottom-half teams. Read More »

Long-awaited 'System Shock Remastered' put on hiatus

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Kick assures that " System Shock is going to be completed and all of our promises fulfilled". Stephen Kick, CEO of Nightdive, has confirmed that all development on the game - which has accumilated more than $1.3 million since the campaign began in June 2016 - has officially been put on hold with the project left on indefinite hiatus for an unspecified time. Read More »

NASA's K2 Mission Discovers 95 New Extrasolar Planets

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USA doctoral student Andrew Mayo at the National Space Institute at the Technical University of Denmark elaborated on the findings, stating, "We started out analyzing 275 candidates, of which 149 were validated as real exoplanets". The field of exoplanets is relatively young. Simply defined, an exoplanet is a planet that orbits another star, but they are not easy to validate. Read More »

Trump administration plans to privatize the International Space Station

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The US has already spent almost $100 billion on building and operating the ISS , which has some members of government a little uneasy about claims of selling it off to the highest bidder. "It's inherently always going to be an global construct that requires US government involvement and multinational cooperation". As the Post notes, the station is no stranger to private industry; Boeing now operates it at a cost of $3 to $4 billion a year. Read More »

Snapchat users are not happy about the new update

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Snapchat is a quite popular app for youth nowadays, and somehow "Streak" is the feature that they used mostly but now it's becoming hard for a user to maintain streaks with friends. Interestingly, Snapchat sees this not just as a means of exploring cities but also as a news source. If you head onto the website, you'll be able to see videos from all around the world, all of which were shared using Snapchat . Read More »

Redmi Note 5 India Launch is Scheduled for February 14

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Xiaomi India is gearing up for its first product launch in India this February 14 . Xiaomi is likely to launch two variants of the Redmi Note 5 in India with Snapdragon 625 chipset and the premium Redmi Note 5 Pro with Snapdragon 636 SoC, according to Telecom Talk. Read More »

NASA probe "New Horizons" snaps farthest-ever photo from Earth

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But they're arguably among the most fantastic photographic images ever. " New Horizons has always been a mission of firsts", the mission's principle investigator Alan Stern said, "First to explore Pluto , first to explore the Kuiper Belt , fastest spacecraft ever launched". Read More »

Kim Jong-Un Invites South Korea's President To Summit Meeting

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Kim Jong-il, Kim's father, had met with two South Korean presidents in Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, before his death in 2011: with President Kim Dae-jung in 2000, and with President Roh Moo-hyun in 2007. The South Koreans want to use the Olympics to ease tensions spurred by North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons. Last week, the United States said it would ramp up sanctions. Read More »

SpaceX's rocket check wasn't a whole success - however was shut

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On 6 February, the launch of super-heavy carrier rocket Falcon Heavy to test launch is not held in an empty CEO Elon Musk proposed the USA air force and NASA to use his rocket to deliver their cargoes into orbit for free. "Holy flying fuck, that thing took off", Musk as the Falcon Heavy rose from its launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center. As earlier this week, Musk was careful ahead of the launch to manage expectations about how the Falcon Heavy would perform, noting that. Read More »

Researchers develop new malleable e-skin self-healable, recyclable

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The e-skin can also heal itself if it's torn apart. Indeed, an electronic skin, perceived as e-skin, is a thin, translucent material that can mimic the function and mechanical characteristics of human skin. This revolutionary electronic skin could help scientists to make eco-friendly electronic devices in future. The process takes about 30 minutes at 60 degrees Celsius, or 10 hours at room temperature. Read More »

Australian sites among thousands hacked to include mining script

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A browser plugin named Browsealoud, made by the British site Texthelp, which reads out text to those who are visually impaired, appears to have been hacked and infused with a script to mine for the Monero cryptocurrency. "The Browsealoud service has been temporarily taken offline and the security breach has already been addressed, however Browsealoud will remain offline until Tuesday 12.00pm GMT". Read More »

US wants to privatize International Space Station

As the Guardian noted , since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011 NASA has no means to get astronauts into space and now relies on Russian Soyuz rockets to get them to the ISS; private companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin won't launch manned missions to low Earth orbit until this September at the earliest . Read More »

Trump signs spending deal, ending brief shutdown

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He complained the new budget accord would drive up federal deficits - but didn't mention that he backed a $1.5 trillion tax bill in December that added red ink that was multiples larger than this week's spending agreement. "The ... caucus opposes the deal to raise spending caps on discretionary spending by almost $300 billion over two years", the roughly 30-member group said Wednesday. Read More »

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster spotted floating in space

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Shortly thereafter, attention shifted to the Falcon Heavy spectacle and little more was heard about the small rocket that could. Currently, the auto is off course in heading towards the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. HH-60G pilot Maj Paul Carpenter noted, "Today's range clearing operation is reminiscent of how we operated in the Space Shuttle era (1981-2011) because of the large amount of propellant on Falcon Heavy, and SpaceX's unique feat of landing the first stages safely on ... Read More »

WhatsApp is beta testing p2p mobile payments in India

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WhatsApp commands a strong user base of 250 million across India. WhatsApp on Friday enabled an option to make payments through the app using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) for select users. You can check these pages before turning on payments feature of the application. Users will have to create an UPI account, through UPI application or their bank's website, and an authentication PIN will if they are using the UPI payments platform for the first time. Read More »

North Korea's Kim Invites S. Korean President for Summit: S. Korea

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For the first time in more than a decade, North and South Korea have marched together under the same flag at the Olympics . Some people tried to burn the North Korean national flag, but were contained by police. A damaged statue of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is seen in front of Deoksu Palace in Seoul on February 10, 2018. Two hundred and twenty-five Team Canada athletes attended the opening ceremonies , with 63 connected to B.C. Read More »

Astronomers observe Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster flying through space

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As a result of this, the auto will not be headed towards an asteroid field. Driving the lofty order goals, Musk says he expects the truck to exceed the performance numbers originally announced for the tractor. The two-day decline - which has been steeper than the broader market selloff - is on track to be the worst for the shares in two years and has been fueled by concerns surrounding Tesla's Model 3 sedan. Read More »

Telescope spots Elon Musk's Tesla flying through space

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On Tuesday, SpaceX pulled off its first-ever launch of Falcon Heavy , which is now the most powerful operational rocket in the world . The trailblazing deep space mission that sent back two boosters to Earth for reuse raises huge possibilities once envisaged only in the Isaac Asimov's imaginative sci-fi works. Read More »

Vonn opens up, will ski for more than herself in Pyeongchang

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Innerhofer, who won downhill silver and combined bronze in Sochi four years ago, clocked 1min 18.97sec down a course shortened because of high winds atop the Jeongseon course. "I would like to compete in everything", she said. She estimates that she spent the equivalent of about three years on rehabilitation from various injuries; while Vonn reiterated Friday she plans to ski another season to eclipse Stenmark, when she mentioned the word "retirement", it was in the context of how long her ... Read More »

Canada PM Trudeau Says 'Peoplekind' Remark Was Bad Humor

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Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, both Democrats. As a candidate, Trump has called NAFTA a job-killing disaster. Trudeau said Trump has agreed with that sentiment in talks the two leaders have had. Google built its latest DeepMind artificial intelligence facility at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, after several of its graduates came to work on the project. Read More »

How to Stream the PyeongChang Winter Olympics

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Whether you are in front of a TV, a computer, or a phone, you have multiple ways to watch the 2018 Winter Olympics. For the first time , NBC will live-stream all 1,800-plus hours of the Winter Olympics. The games will also be available on NBC's websites and Apps, but users will need their credentials from either their pay-TV service or OTT TV service. Read More »

Apple Valentine's Day offer: Cashback up to Rs 10000 on iPhones, iPads

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Furthermore, the report states that all the variants in the offer, except for Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s Plus, will carry interests depending on the EMI period. 28,000. The cashback would effectively bring the price to Rs 18,000 and Rs 25,700 for the two models. While the likes of Amazon and Flipkart are offering great discounts on a range of products - including furniture to fashion - even smartphone makers like Apple have jumped into the ring and are now ... Read More »

Pence Announces US to Issue 'Toughest, Most Aggressive' North Korea Sanctions

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He'll hold symbolic events of his own to highlight the North's human rights abuses and nuclear ambitions, according to White House officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to preview the trip publicly. Abe added that the USA and Japan are "100 per cent on the same page" on North Korean policy. The secret to peace with North Korea? While South Korea says the move was inevitable to ensure the successful hosting of the Olympics, some critics say Seoul is ... Read More »

Elon Musk bids Starman farewell in a final Instagram snap

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It just announced quarterly losses of $675 million. For the Model 3, Tesla removed the instrument cluster to bring even more attention to a 15-inch touchscreen display that controls numerous car's interior features. SHIFTING TARGETS: Tesla delivered 103,181 vehicles a year ago, up 35 percent over 2016 and ahead of its targets. "The data point everyone wants, we didn't get", Spak wrote, which was the current Model 3 production rate. Read More »

VLC's new 3.0 supports 8K video, HDR, and even Chromecast

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The Chrome OS support is only for devices supporting Android apps, and it looks like (thankfully for safety) Android Auto is only for audio files. This new update features over 1,500 bug fixes, support for HDR, 360-degree video, optimization for the iPhone X, hardware accelerated decoding, and the big one, support for Google's Chromecast. Read More »

UH telescope spots Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in space

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In a letter issued to investors, Tesla suggested that even these projections may not be achieved. They cut back through the Earth's atmosphere and landed in unison at a Kennedy Space Center landing pad. The car's aphelion (farthest distance from the sun) is about 1.7 AU, or about 158 million miles (254 million km). Elon Musk posted it, showing their "Starman" wearing a SpaceX astronaut suit, while sitting in the cherry red electric vehicle. Read More »

Elon Musk: 'We want a new space race - space races are exciting'

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The Roadster is shooting for a solar orbit that will reach all the way to Mars . Elon Musk , the master salesman of our times, has found the ideal implement for making science sexy and evocative to everyone: a Tesla Roadster. "I think the imagery of it is something that's going to get people excited around the world", Musk said. Mars is driving all of Musk's space efforts. Read More »

S. Korean president declares 2018 Winter Olympic Games open

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North Korean senior officials Kim Ki Nam and Kim Yang Gon also visited the Blue House in 2009 and met with Roh's conservative successor Lee Myung-bak after leading a delegation to the South to pay respects at the funeral of former liberal South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, who held the first inter-Korean summit with Kim Jong Il in 2000. Read More »

SpaceX engine production and rocket capacity

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Tesla has suffered losses in eight of the last nine quarters. The adjusted loss eliminates one-time expenses, including stock-based compensation. That said, Tesla made $3.3 billion in revenue, largely thanks to the Model 3, while future customers spent tens of millions just to join the queues for the Tesla Semi and Roadster models that Musk showed in November. Read More »

Shutdown Ends as Congress Approves Two-Year Spending Bill

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Trump himself tweeted that the agreement "is so important for our great Military", and he urged both Republicans and Democrats to support it. Senate leadership aides say they think they could get the continuing resolution over the Senate about an hour after the House votes - which means the earliest the House could vote is between 3 and 5 a.m. Read More »