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New evidence for water plumes on Jupiter's moon, Europa

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NASA's Europa Clipper and the European Space Agency's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) are slated to launch in the early to mid-2020s, both armed with high-resolution cameras and a suite of other sensitive instruments . "And it's those electrically charged parts of the plume that cause the changes in the magnetic field and change the density of the electrons in the environment that were measured by the plasma wave instrument". Read More »

Apple faces class action suit

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Thousands of MacBook users disagree, asserting that the butterfly keyboard frequently failed. One plaintiff, Zixuan Rao, said he bought a MacBook Pro in January and just one month later started facing problems with his keyboard. "Despite awareness of the defect, Apple touted - and continues to tout - the MacBook as having a superior and highly responsive keyboard, with "four times more key stability than a traditional scissor mechanism". Read More »

The Lenovo Z5 Will Take the 'Bezel-Less' Trend Seriously

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The teaser is also a concept sketch, so we may not be getting the full story here. Lenovo is now looking to disrupt this aspect - with a phone that has an all-glass front. A new wave of phones are coming with such aspect ratio, but majority still have bezels or come with a notch on the top. The Lenovo Z5 will arrive sometime in June and since it does not appear to have a facial recognition sensor other than the one that will be incorporated via software, it will probably have a ... Read More »

Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster

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In the standard model, this produces 469 hp and 465 lb-ft of torque, while the C version ups the ante to 550 hp and 502 lb-ft. It's the third variant to join Affalterbach's drop-top sports vehicle lineup, and it sits between the current GT and GT C in terms of performance and price. Read More »

Huge discovery about Lost asteroid stuns scientists

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The closest approach will happen May 15 at 6:05 pm RDT. "2010 WC9 is expected to reach 11th magnitude on the day of closest approach (May 15th), bright enough to be seen with a small telescope ". Although 2010 WC9 is hurtling towards us at an incredible speed of 28,655 miles per hour (46,116 km/h), it's unlikely that the asteroid will change its trajectory. Read More »

IPhone X, iPhone 8 get big discounts during Flipkart, Amazon sale

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So, let us take a look and compare which e-commerce website is offering best deal to its customers. The four day shopping sale will give customers plenty of options to choose from. Apple iPhone X: Discount of Rs 13,391 The anniversary edition of Apple iPhone, iPhone X , is selling at a flat discount of Rs 13,391. As a part of the Bod Shopping Days sale, Flipkart is selling the Moto X4 for a price tag of Rs 15,999. Read More »

Sudden dust storm hits Delhi, flights diverted

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On May 9, several parts of the state were hit by a severe storm that left 18 dead and 27 others injured. A western disturbance, which is a system of low pressure bringing moisture from Eurasian water bodies, and moisture-bearing easterly winds triggered the thunderstorms and rain in Delhi on Sunday, the weather department said. Read More »

Bangladesh blasts off with their first ever satellite launch into space

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It was the debut of a new upgrade to their launch vehicle, known as Falcon 9 Block 5, which is a more reusable, higher-thrust model. The recoverable Block 5 booster is meant to be reused at least 10 times with minimal refurbishment involving flights, so allowing more typical rods at lower price tag - a secret into the SpaceX firm version. Read More »

NASA to fly first helicopter on Mars

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The vehicle will be called " Mars Helicopter". The helicopter will be brought to Mars attached to the belly pan of the Mars 2020 rover . They hope that it will prove the technology for future flight explorations of Mars and provide more data on the atmosphere. Read More »

Sony Changes Things Up for E3 2018

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Sony have said all of about five words and then trooped out dozens of game trailers that have been nigh on impossible to keep up with. E3 takes place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from June 12th to June 14th. E3 2018 is only a few weeks away at this point, and with anticipation building of what will be announced or shown, Sony has revealed the date and time of when you can tune in to the company's annual PlayStation E3 presentation. Read More »

Whistleblower scandal: Barclays CEO slapped with £642000 fine

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These regulatory processes have now concluded, and today the FCA and PRA have published final notices confirming their finding that Mr Staley's actions in relation to this matter represented a breach of Individual Conduct Rule 2 ( requirement to act withdue skill, careand diligence). Read More »

Sensex, Nifty hit highest since February 1, but market breadth remains negative

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The BSE Midcap and the BSE Smallcap indices were up 0.57% and 0.07%, respectively. Market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, remained negative. Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular share prices tanked up to 8 per cent after their rival Reliance Jio Infocomm unveiled a new post-paid plan at nearly half the price and with more data than those offered by Airtel, Idea or for that matter the non-listed telco Vodafone. Read More »

Noteworthy Stock: Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (HMNY)

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When Ave Volume tends to increase, it shows improved liquidity. (NASDAQ:RNVA) went down during the trading session by -$0.01 on Thursday, trading at $0.01. Past 5 years growth of FORD observed at N/A, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 16.70%. Recent Moving averages Indicator Signals for Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc . Read More »

Snapchat Launches A New Redesign After Listening To Users' Feedback

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These changes include a revised layout which puts Snaps and Chats in chronological order again, just as they were before the company started messing around with Snap's look and feel. But the public outcry left Snap's advertisers skittish. "Our redesign created some headwinds in our revenue this quarter by disrupting user behavior and creating some apprehension among our advertising partners", he said, during the the first quarter earnings call . Read More »

Minecraft Cross-Platform-Play Coming to Switch in June

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One additional note is that, while multiplayer on Switch is now free, the Switch Online paid subscriptions will be coming in September and Minecraft will be caught up by this, needing an active subscription to head online. Mojang's Brand Director Lydia Winters speaks about " Minecraft " during the Microsoft xBox E3 briefing at the Galen Center on June 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Read More »

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket launch successful

The Falcon 9 Block 5 launched the Bangladesh Communications Satellite Co.'s first orbital satellite, dubbed Bangabandhu-1, into orbit. This latest version of the Falcon 9 blasted off Friday from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. "This rocket is really designed...to be the most reliable rocket ever built", Musk said Thursday. He has said that his goal is to launch the same booster twice within 24 hours. Read More »

Nokia X notched invitation confirms May 16 reveal

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Specifications, as mentioned, are not quite high-end but being powered by stock Android 8.1 Oreo is clear that the smartphone could be quite interesting in terms of optimization and not only. According to the Chinese microblogging site Weibo , Nokia had officially revealed the launch date of this new Nokia X , which happens to be on May 16, this is coincidentally same with the upcoming OnePlus 6 launch, which also happens to be coming with this "notch-like" design. Read More »

Crypto Prices Fall as Warren Buffett Says Bitcoin Is "Rat Poison"

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Ripple and litecoin both fell roughly 5 percent. What Buffett was saying about bitcoin was that you can buy it, but it will never produce anything of value . Buffett, the chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A ), chalked up bitcoin's popularity to people simply being interested in its mysterious emergence in the investment space. Read More »

Bank of England to hold rates after data downturn

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The Bank of England adjusts the base rate in accordance with the general economic climate in order to either encourage saving or spending with the general aim of maintaining a prosperous and stable economy. It particularly affected construction, Carney said. Money markets now show the probability of an August increase in borrowing costs as only about 50 per cent, and a hike by the end of the year - previously fully priced in - at about 85 per cent. Read More »

Google Might Unveil its Own Smartwatch with the Pixel 3 This Year

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With the Pixel Watch no on cards, Google can now work more efficiently and seamlessly to integrate its newly rebranded Wear OS interface to the new wearable. Who here is interested in a Pixel-branded smartwatch running Qualcomm's brand new Wear chipset designed specifically for wearables? Reportedly launching as the Snapdragon Wear 3100, it will focus on battery savings, but appears to be keeping the same 28nm process as 2016's Snapdragon Wear 2100. Read More »

SpaceX aborts first 'Block 5' Falcon 9 launch

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EDT, or 20:14 UTC, and closes at 6:21 p.m. EDT, or 22:21 UTC. As has become common for SpaceX, the Falcon 9's first stage will attempt to fly itself back to a landing on an offshore droneship after boosting Bangabandhu 1 out of the thick lower atmosphere. Read More »

A Strategic Outlook for the Global Lithium-ion Batteries Market to 2028

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Deadpool mocks Infinity War with plea to protect sequel spoilers

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Avengers from writer Jason Aaron and artist Sara Pichelli served as a prelude to Aaron and Ed McGuinness' relaunch of the title, as Loki's involvement with the Fallen Celestial in Marvel Legacy #1 was finally revealed . "There's certainly a lot more stories to tell, a lot more characters to populate those stories with", he said . Someone should probably call the Avengers and let them know. Read More »

Flying Uber Car Revealed

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As highlighted in a segment on CBS This Morning , Uber's prototype looks a lot like the concept sketches the company shared publicly past year. Ultimately, Uber wants to make its service, to be known as Uber Air, a drone-based system that won't require pilots. Read More »

Instagram Adds In-App Payments Feature

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Their parent company, Facebook is consistently incorporating payment and advertising methods in their products to build an ideal platform to reach consumers; Instagram has taken the next step in this direction. India is crowded with the UPI based payments app like PayTM, PhonePe, Tez, BHIM, SBI Pay etc. and now WhatsApp Payments! Experts believe Instagram could become a major player in online retail - thanks to its focus on glossy shots of products and glamorous lifestyles - if the ... Read More »

Cryptocandy - Elon Musk, Tesla's founder mocks Warren Buffett

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Furthermore, Buffett said that he would love to see Apple go down in price so Berkshire Hathaway could further increase its ownership. "The asset itself is creating nothing", Buffett said. Buffett said he would be happy to see the Apple share price fall if it would spur repurchases. The price is certainly down since his broadside, though as ever it is hard to say what has caused Bitcoin's latest fluctuations. Read More »

Samsung's foldable Galaxy X smartphone might launch in February next year

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Following the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploding battery fiasco , Samsung will want the Note 9 to really impress and continue the high sales numbers that the Note 8 managed. Comparatively so, this was also the case being made for the Galaxy S9 . Samsung may introduce a new and improved version of Bixby with Galaxy Note 9, said by Samsung to ZDNet. Read More »

The Rocky Planet Picture Show: NASA Mars InSight ready for launch

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The trip to Mars will take almost seven months and cover roughly 301 million miles. The planets come into that alignment this week, making 4:05 a.m. Until now, the hundreds of CubeSats have been confined to Earth orbit. "These are our scouts", NASA's Andy Klesh, the project's chief engineer, said in a news release . Read More »

Google secretly building social-gaming start-up Arcade

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Google has been at work on something called a "social-gaming" startup, although it would appear that plans to spin it off onto its own entity. The report states that Arcade's games will not have links to any existing social media platforms and will allow the user to create an account with just their mobile numbers, creating a kind of social network on its own. Read More »

Google brings .app - domain secured with built-in HTTPS

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Google cites security as a key benefit for the new app domain. It will ensure protection against 'ad malware and tracking injection by ISPs.' It will as well safeguard against spying over Wi-Fi networks that are open. Google paid $25 million for. app and will make domains under it available to the public from May 8. Developers looking to booking a domain can visit get. Read More »