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Sci-tech SES-12 satellite successfully launched
Author: 0 SES-12 satellite successfully launched

SES-12 will operate under the authority of the Netherlands and will replace and augment the services now being provided on SES's NSS-6 satellite. Together with SES-8, SES-12 is expected to reach 18 million TV homes from its orbital position.

Sci-tech Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Para Bellum Alibi Trailer
Author: 0 Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Para Bellum Alibi Trailer

It will include all new balance changes, two new Operators, and a new map. To play on Xbox One , visit the Rainbow Six Siege product page on the Xbox Store once the free weekend is live. Along with that, while three Speed operators getting slower, one Speed operators is getting a little bit faster. Having handguns drawn will also affect movement speed.

Sci-tech Senate barely passes resolution to restore net neutrality
Author: 0 Senate barely passes resolution to restore net neutrality

In what's being called "the most important vote for the internet in the history of the Senate ", advocates, such as the organization Fight for the Future, and supporters of net neutrality are "sounding the alarm" and asking constituents to get involved by contacting their senators regarding this issue.

Sci-tech OnePlus 6: Five best features you should know about
Author: 0 OnePlus 6: Five best features you should know about

All in all, while both phones offer lovely displays , the OnePlus 6 comes out ahead due to the bigger size. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei had earlier mentioned that due to hardware technical limitations, eliminating the chin like the iPhone X was not feasible.

Sci-tech Microsoft announces the new 50.5-inch Surface Hub 2, coming in 2019
Author: 0 Microsoft announces the new 50.5-inch Surface Hub 2, coming in 2019

The new and improved Surface Hub 2 boasts a higher-resolution touchscreen than the original, plus dual removable 4K rotating front cameras that support video calling, enhanced far-field microphones, and other improvements. "Surface Hub 2 was designed from the ground up to be used by teams - to get people out of their seats, to connect and ideate, regardless of location".

Sci-tech Offaly plane crash: Eyewitness says aircraft came down 'vertically' into bog
Author: 0 Offaly plane crash: Eyewitness says aircraft came down 'vertically' into bog

Although initially believed to have been one of the parachutists who exited the plane in the minutes prior to the crash, gardaí later said he was in fact on the ground when the plane crashed. "That roar will live with me for a while", he added. The site of the crash is located between Daingean and Edenderry, not far from Mount Lucas. "People would be over there all the time, especially at weekends in the summer, a lot of people parachuting and a lot of fundraising jumpers", he said.

Sci-tech Hello? This is Google's AI calling
Author: 0 Hello? This is Google's AI calling

She added that the version of Google Duplex that was previewed at the annual developers' conference was "an early technology demo", with Google to incorporate what it learns from feedback in the development of the release version. That the many in Google did not erupt in utter panic and disgust at the first suggestion of this... is incredible to me. "The technology is directed towards completing specific tasks, such as scheduling certain types of appointments", Pichai said .

Sci-tech God of War 1.20 Update Available Now, Photo Mode Finally Arrives
Author: 0 God of War 1.20 Update Available Now, Photo Mode Finally Arrives

Filters: Adjust the Film Grain, Exposure, Filter , and Filter Intensity options. Afterward the download, simply boot up God of War and you'll be ready to use the new Photo Mode . This includes a variety of Border styles and the official God of War logo. After weeks of preparation, the Santa Monica Studios team is ready to launch the Photo Mode .

Sci-tech Destiny 2's Second Expansion
Author: 0 Destiny 2's Second Expansion "Warmind" Gets Explosive Launch Trailer Ahead of Release

She's a Guardian who was believed dead for some time, but she's returned to find a connection from her past - one hidden in the polar ice cap on Mars. Working with Bungie , they've brought a new mode in the form of Escalation Protocol . Bungie explains more: " Escalation Protocol is a public, player-triggered event where players fight escalating waves of enemies and slay challenging bosses alongside their Fireteam and other fearless Guardians on Mars".

Author: 0 GKN plc (LON:GKN) Weekly Ratings as of May 6, 2018

The stock increased 2.81% or GBX 4.4 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 161.1. About 174,319 shares traded. It has underperformed by 8.52% the S&P500. It now has negative earnings. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 1 by Jefferies. Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $48.98 million activity.

Sci-tech WhatsApp Bomb Messages Crashes Android and iOS Smartphones - Beware!
Author: 0 WhatsApp Bomb Messages Crashes Android and iOS Smartphones - Beware!

If the phone number entered by you is invalid, WhatsApp will notify you. So if you receive a message saying "This is very interesting!" with a crying laughing emoji, then you'll probably have to restart your device. The stated sentence is followed by the second line with a "black dot" and the words "t-touch-here" are written next to the dot. At the moment, WhatsApp is working on the Greeting Message , which sends a greeting message to a customer.

Sci-tech The Oculus Go is already hitting store shelves
Author: 0 The Oculus Go is already hitting store shelves

The price starts at $199, which will get you the model with 32GB of built-in storage. It's been launched in 23 countries around the world including the United Kingdom and US. The company has long maintained that bringing your hands into VR is more important than getting your head there. F8's official site now asks you to sign up to be emailed a link to the stream, but we're sure a public link will be made available as we get closer to kick off.

Sci-tech Facebook adds 'sleep mode' parental control feature on Messenger Kids
Author: 0 Facebook adds 'sleep mode' parental control feature on Messenger Kids

Parents can control sleep mode from the Parent Control centre through their own regular Facebook accounts. During sleep mode, they won't be able to receive or send messages, neither will they have access to video calls . For giving more control to the parents, Facebook has recently launched kids messenger app. Facebook's Messenger app for Kids gives parents the control over who their kids talk to.

Sci-tech Broncos need to bolster anemic offense on Day 2
Author: 0 Broncos need to bolster anemic offense on Day 2

Freeman was the all-time leading rusher at Oregon. The big victor among Broncos players three picks into the draft: Case Keenum. Elway, who signed Keenum in free agency last month, needs more playmakers for an anemic offense. Like Sanders, Sutton went to SMU, and over the years he sought his advice. Last season, he caught 68 passes for 1,085 yards and 12 touchdowns. All of this could see Sutton land in Dallas if he is still available when the Cowboys are on the clock on Friday night.

Author: 0 Mourning victims of deadly van attack in Toronto

It reads like the opening of a dystopian novel: "The Incel Rebellion has already begun!" Minassian referred to " supreme gentleman " Elliot Rodgers in one Facebook post. Alek Minassian , 25, called himself an "incel", or involuntary celibate. The post's warning of an "Incel Rebellion" echoes violent language spread on incel forums, most of which Ging ascribes to "venting", but said for a small subset of the community, threatens to "tip over into reality".

Sci-tech Facebook reports 1.45 billion daily averages users in Q1 2018 earnings
Author: 0 Facebook reports 1.45 billion daily averages users in Q1 2018 earnings

The company said ad revenues totalled $US26.642 billion in the three months to March 31, up $US5.232 billion from $US21.411 billion in the same quarter of 2017. Facebook also owns the popular smartphone apps Messenger and WhatsApp. "The impact of the business is much more muted because we're still seeing that there's lots of post engagement", he said.

Sci-tech OnePlus to unveil OnePlus 6 on May 16
Author: 0 OnePlus to unveil OnePlus 6 on May 16

One thing that remains very much up in the air is how much the OnePlus 6 will cost. We're particularly excited about the former as it will allow the smartphone to pack a strong performance punch over its competitors; particularly Samsung's Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.

Sci-tech Spotify's updated free tier brings on-demand music to everyone
Author: 0 Spotify's updated free tier brings on-demand music to everyone

The last new feature that Spotify announced with its revamped experience is a low-data mode called " data saver ". It will also impact the battery less. The revamped Spotify free tier that was announced today is very much the same redesign that IBTimes reported nearly a week ago. The company said users can reduce mobile data usage by up to 75 percent using this setting.

Sci-tech Asus unveils ZenFone Max Pro smartphone in India
Author: 0 Asus unveils ZenFone Max Pro smartphone in India

Asus has claimed that the ZenFone Max Pro M1 will be marginally faster than the bestselling Redmi Note 5 Pro. ASUS has given the Zenfone Max Pro M1 a huge 6-inch 18:9 IPS LCD display that renders photos at full HD+ resolution. The Zenfone Max Pro will go on sale in India via Flipkart . Coming to the design and build, Asus has again done an excellent job. Secondly, the aesthetic body design.

Sci-tech Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's real estate empire
Author: 0 Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's real estate empire

According to a review of publicly available records, Hannity is the "hidden" owner behind multiple shell companies , each using variations of the same set of letters (the initials of his children). "I don't know that there's anything nefarious that went on between Mr. Hannity and Mr. Cohen, or that there was any NDA-type involvement or anything of that nature".

Sci-tech Fortnite v3.5 Brings Back 50v50 and New Weapons
Author: 0 Fortnite v3.5 Brings Back 50v50 and New Weapons

When players logged in today, many were expecting Tilted Towers to be no more due to the speculation that the comet would destroy the popular in-game location. What Other Changes Are in This Latest Update? Battle Royale players will receive 20 Battle Pass Stars, while Save the World players will receive 1,600 Seasonal Gold.

Sci-tech Diamonds from long-lost planet found in desert asteroid
Author: 0 Diamonds from long-lost planet found in desert asteroid

On October 7, 2008, an asteroid entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded 37 km above the Nubian Desert in Sudan. Was found after the explosion, the meteor was mainly composed of coarse-grained rocks (olivine and pyroxene), which could be formed in the mantle of "planet-Bud", and the concentration of carbon in them was unusually high.

Sci-tech Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls Announced by Konami for iOS; First Screenshots Released
Author: 0 Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls Announced by Konami for iOS; First Screenshots Released

In recent years, Konami has focused less on game development for consoles and PC, so it makes sense to see them turn to one of its biggest franchises to try and make a hit for the mobile space. While Konami hasn't announced a concrete release date for the game, a beta is expected for Japanese players. According to the game's website , the story will follow a new character named Genya Arikado, a secret agent, and his assistant Lucy, a magician who works for a research organization.

Sci-tech Nasa planet-hunter set for launch
Author: 0 Nasa planet-hunter set for launch

Stephen Rinehart, TESS's project scientist, said of the mission : "There are some people on the mission who are very, very, very keen to find Earth-sized planets in the habitable zones of their host stars, and that would be absolutely fabulous".

Sci-tech OnePlus 5T sold out across Europe
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T sold out across Europe

Unlike the OnePlus 5T and previous OnePlus smartphones, the Alert Slider appears to be placed on the right-hand side of the 6. The OnePlus 6 has been so heavily teased now that it's surely on the way soon, but if more evidence for that were needed OnePlus has revealed that the OnePlus 5T is now out of stock on its website in the United Kingdom and across the rest of Europe.

Sci-tech South Africa's ex-leader Zuma charged with corruption
Author: 0 South Africa's ex-leader Zuma charged with corruption

Since his election nine years ago, his opponents have fought a lengthy legal battle to have the charges reinstated. - June 2005: Shaik is convicted and jailed for 15 years for fraud and corruption. Advocate Anton Katz, acting for Thales, had nothing to add. The BBC's Pumza Fihlani met them outside court. Zuma's legal team will seek a review of National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams' decision that there was no reason for him not to be tried.

Sci-tech Koreas holds preparatory talks to set up Kim-Moon summit
Author: 0 Koreas holds preparatory talks to set up Kim-Moon summit

The powerful Defence Committee urged a boost in Defence spending to avert tubby tyrant Kim Jong-un's nuclear ambitions becoming reality. "China appreciates North Korea's position working toward denuclearization of the peninsula and its important efforts to ease the situation on the peninsula, and supports meetings between the leaders of the North and South and between the North and the United States ", Wang said , according to a Chinese Foreign Ministry statement.

Sci-tech Fortnite's latest update brings vending machines
Author: 0 Fortnite's latest update brings vending machines

Even then you aren't guaranteed to find a Legendary Vending Machine if you encounter one at all. After first being discovered through datamining , vending machines have been added to Battle Royale , offering players random deals and items when found.

Sci-tech Apple will claim it invented the curved screen soon
Author: 0 Apple will claim it invented the curved screen soon

The touchless control feature essentially works as it sounds - allowing you to perform tasks without actually touching the iPhone's display. Apart from the curved display, Apple is also exploring touch-less gestures for navigation. The new gesture technology will take into account the proximity of a finger to the screen. In an attempt to leave their competitors in the dust, Apple is working on new technology that will make iPhone's absolutely irresistible.

Sci-tech U.S. man shot in head while on Facebook live
Author: 0 U.S. man shot in head while on Facebook live

A woman presumed to be a family member (likely a cousin), Dekenia Thats'my-Attitude Mcneal, also went off on people sharing the video on Holmes' shooting. The unidentified male passenger in the vehicle has not been charged. Damper reportedly told police that she did not believe the gun was loaded. She was previously charged with tampering with evidence after police said she tried to wipe off her hands before testing for gun powder residue.

Sci-tech Spotify finally goes public with a valuation of almost $24 billion
Author: 0 Spotify finally goes public with a valuation of almost $24 billion

Spotify kicked off trade at $165.90 and was down 3% at $160.50 in recent trade, after hanging around a range between $167 to $170, as holders of the stock tried to arrive at a price to kick of trade and market makers gauged overall demand. Instead of paying more than $65 million in fees to Wall Street investment banks , Spotify will likely pay half as much, market analysts said. The company's management said the firm didn't actually need to raise money, like most companies that IPO do.

Sci-tech Google launches education-focused Chrome OS tablet
Author: 0 Google launches education-focused Chrome OS tablet

Either Apple knew that the first Chrome OS tablet for education is coming this week, or Google did time the release to coincide with Apple's event. "The new Acer Chromebook Tab 10 encourages students to discover new ways of understanding the world around them", said James Lin, General Manager, Commercial & Detachable Notebooks, IT Products Business at Acer while commenting on the launch.

Sci-tech OnePlus 6 specs leaked, shows 6.28-inch display and Snapdragon 845 SoC
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 specs leaked, shows 6.28-inch display and Snapdragon 845 SoC

Oneplus 6 expected to sport a 6.28-inch FHD AMOLED display with resolution of 2,280×1,080 pixels. OnePlus is expected to retain the cameras found in OnePlus 5T with minor tweaks to capture better photographs. Anyone who wants to buy the handset will just have to sit tight and wait for the OnePlus 6 . OnePlus 5T is the most popular and best-selling smartphone that OnePlus has ever produced.

Sci-tech Here's a quick tease of the new 4x4km map coming to PUBG
Author: 0 Here's a quick tease of the new 4x4km map coming to PUBG

Well, what happened here was that Tim Sweeney (who is the founder of Epic Games ) said that he personally believes that it is only a matter of time before the wall between consoles comes down, so all players can finally play " Fortnite: Battle Royale " together.

Sci-tech Fortnite Battle Royale Gets A New Timed Mode
Author: 0 Fortnite Battle Royale Gets A New Timed Mode

Sensor Tower , a data analytics firm specializing in the mobile app marketplace, revealed the Fortnite calculations in blog post on Monday. It's possible that the development team are holding off for more details about the next big Android update, titled Android P, when full details about the upcoming operative system at Google IO next month.

Sci-tech PUBG Mobile Is Now Available For iOS and Android
Author: 0 PUBG Mobile Is Now Available For iOS and Android

Even though PUBG is live in Asia and Canada before, it is restricted to the US. According to corporate vice president of Tencent and president of Lightspeed & Quantum Studios Group Chen Jerry, the developers worked "hard to create an authentic PUBG mobile experience that players new and old will love".

Sci-tech Always said they were killed, says lone survivor Harjit Masih
Author: 0 Always said they were killed, says lone survivor Harjit Masih

Addresing the media soon after her statement in Rajya Sabha , Swaraj did not give a direct answer to when the 39 Indians were killed. Union Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Referring to criticism from some opposition members and families of the deceased who said they got to know about death of their loved ones through television, Swaraj said she followed parliamentary procedures.

Sci-tech Chemical Weapons Experts In Britain To Collect Toxin Samples
Author: 0 Chemical Weapons Experts In Britain To Collect Toxin Samples

Britain says it is Novichok , a class of powerful nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union toward the end of the Cold War. Lavrov said Russia's response would come "very soon" but be conveyed to British officials first, an apparent contradiction of an earlier report by state news agency RIA that said Lavrov had promised to expel British diplomats.

Sci-tech Buy a Galaxy S9 March 16, get one for free from Verizon
Author: 0 Buy a Galaxy S9 March 16, get one for free from Verizon

Samsung says " most repairs" will be completed in two hours or less. While the engadget article states budget Samsung phones are out of luck, clicking the "Start your repair" button on the uBreakiFix website , shows phones like the S4, and even the j3 and j7 listed.

Sci-tech Xiaomi Redmi 5A Now Available at its Original Price of ₹5999
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 5A Now Available at its Original Price of ₹5999

It is highly doubtful that Lenovo S5 can compete with the unmatched (without sarcasm) Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, but the Lenovo has hinted that the S5 will be more powerful than a fifth of the Laptop. The Redmi 5 comes with a full screen display having an aspect ratio of 18:9. In China, the phone was launched in a choice of 2G + 16GB and 3GB + 32GB configurations and this is likely the same options one can expect in India as well.

Sci-tech 40 blasts in Tarapur chemical unit, tremors felt 12km away
Author: 0 40 blasts in Tarapur chemical unit, tremors felt 12km away

There are chemical drums inside these companies, due to which the fire is spreading, he said. The search operations for suspected labourers who may be trapped inside will start after that. Loyal eyewitnesses said that the explosion sounded like a bomb when they were preparing to retire for the night. Scared and shaken many mistook it for an natural disaster and hundreds rushed out on to the streets and sat there for hours.

Sci-tech Here's a new look at Mario Tennis Aces out on June 22
Author: 0 Here's a new look at Mario Tennis Aces out on June 22

More than 15 characters will be playable in Mario Tennis Aces , among them Nintendo stalwarts such as Mario , Waluigi and Donkey Kong as well as more surprising characters like Chain Chomp and Toadette. Little Nightmares: Complete Edition is coming to Switch with new content. There will be a network test incoming, with more information dropping at a later date.

Sci-tech Fortnite Coming to Mobile Platforms
Author: 0 Fortnite Coming to Mobile Platforms

It's an interesting move from a console maker that continues to stand in the way of cross-console play between the PS4 and Xbox One or Switch. Further, Epic Games dropped no hint if they are planning to bring Fortnite Save the World to mobile .

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