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Sci-tech New Rainbow Six Siege Operators Detailed Ahead Of Chimera Release
Author: 0 New Rainbow Six Siege Operators Detailed Ahead Of Chimera Release

Finka is a medium speed and medium armor operator who has a variety of weapons at her disposal. Her primary weapons are the Spear.308, SASG-12, and 6P41, while she falls back on the PMM pistol and GSH-18 as secondaries. Stevivor had the chance to play with the Chimera update and its a lot of fun which will inject an even more diverse selection of attacking opportunites into the game.

Sci-tech Apple iPhone bug is crashing iMessage and other apps
Author: 0 Apple iPhone bug is crashing iMessage and other apps

News of the bug emerged after reports in Italian blog Mobile World and has since been widely replicated, with numerous confirmations posted online. You just need to go to the trouble of installing iOS beta 11.3, which addresses the problem, along with all current betas of macOS , tvOS, and watchOS.

Sci-tech Spacewalking astronauts finish months' worth of work on aging robot arm
Author: 0 Spacewalking astronauts finish months' worth of work on aging robot arm

The Yomiuri Shimbun Astronaut Norishige Kanai, now on a long-term mission at the International Space Station , conducted a spacewalk outside the ISS on Friday in which he replaced parts, among other tasks. The degraded LEE-A was temporarily stowed on a powered anchor fitting known as a POA on the station's mobile transporter. Today, Vande Hei and Kanai removed the LEE from the MBS and brought the robotic hand back inside the ISS through the Quest airlock.

Author: 0 John Terry eyes up Chelsea return

Victory was effectively sealed on 71 minutes for the home side, although it came from an very bad error by Villa keeper Johnstone. Adomah has weighed in with 14 goals in all competition for the club this season while teammate Grealish has been in excellent form for Villa since his return to the side following injury late a year ago.

Sci-tech Anticipated System Shock remake put on 'hiatus' after $1.3M Kickstarter
Author: 0 Anticipated System Shock remake put on 'hiatus' after $1.3M Kickstarter

As this project began to change direction, the CEO realized the path the game was taking was not the one that 21,000 people had donated $1.3 million for. "The more that we worked on the game, the more that we wanted to do, and the further we got from the original concepts that made System Shock so great".

Sci-tech Kepler astronomers discover a treasure trove of 95 new exoplanets
Author: 0 Kepler astronomers discover a treasure trove of 95 new exoplanets

An International team of scientists analysed 275 possible exoplanets. "We found that some of the signals were caused by multiple star systems or noise from the spacecraft", study lead author Andrew Mayo, a PhD student at the Technical University of Denmark's National Space Institute, said in a statement .

Sci-tech Twitter is killing off its Mac client - here's the best alternative
Author: 0 Twitter is killing off its Mac client - here's the best alternative

The San Francisco-headquartered company made the announcement of sunsetting the Twitter for Mac app in a tweet from its TwitterSupport handle, saying it was streamlining its resources. This means that users will have to use the website or services such as Tweetdeck or third-party apps. Twitter has been unsuccessful to keep its Mac app up to date with the latest features.

Sci-tech Distracted Apple Employees Accidentally Walking Into Glass Panels at Apple Park
Author: 0 Distracted Apple Employees Accidentally Walking Into Glass Panels at Apple Park

Apple's new spaceship campus that opened previous year is one attractive headquarters . It seems Apple didn't think about that and employees have been walking into glass walls unaware they are there. Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment. It's also not clear how many workers have had run-ins with the walls. California law says that "employees shall be protected against the hazard of walking through glass by barriers or by conspicuous durable markings", but the ...

Sci-tech Scientists confirm existence of 100 new planets beyond our solar system
Author: 0 Scientists confirm existence of 100 new planets beyond our solar system

Of the 275 candidates, 149 were deemed to be actual exoplanets, of which 95 were new discoveries . The never-bef0re-seen world is orbiting the brightest start ever discovered by the Kepler telescope. They tracked down the so-called exoplanets outside our solar system. The discovery was deemed significant because the bright star enables the planets to be observed from "ground-based observatories".

Sci-tech US, Turkey to set up
Author: 0 US, Turkey to set up "mechanisms" to ease disputes

The US and Turkey appeared to calm fears of a potential military confrontation, agreeing to work together in Syria and deescalate rising tensions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. "We are going to act together from this point forward". Turkey would be able to take joint steps with the United States in Syria once the YPG left the vicinity of Manbij, Cavusoglu told reporters.

Author: 0 Elon Musk's Tesla vehicle to stay in space for millions of years

Rein and his collaborators has recently chose to spin the body's orbit forward by several million years to see which paths the auto takes as it rings around the sun. "Depending on the details of these encounters, the Tesla can be kicked onto a wider or smaller orbit, so it's random". As Daniel Clery reports for Science , researchers specializing in orbital dynamics took a swing at calculating the car's possible journey over the next few million years.

Sci-tech Uber UK unveils swathe of new safety measures to avoid London ban
Author: 0 Uber UK unveils swathe of new safety measures to avoid London ban

Uber has announced the introduction of yet more safety measures for drivers and passengers across the United Kingdom, as it continues its quest to convince authorities to reinstate its operating licence across London. The current legislation was introduced before these technologies were developed, so in response to the changing industry, TfL has consulted and implemented a number of changes to improve standards and address safety concerns.

Sci-tech You can no longer 'view image' on Google Images search results
Author: 0 You can no longer 'view image' on Google Images search results

Yes, Google is removing the " view image " button which allowed users to open the picture without having to visit the website. It filed a competition law complaint against Google in 2016 with the European Commission. Clicking on the latter will take you to the website. Explaining the changes, the company said that while the View Image option has been removed, you will still be able to access the "Visit" website option to see the context of the webpages for those images.

Sci-tech Researchers Prove Sea Level Rise is Accelerating
Author: 0 Researchers Prove Sea Level Rise is Accelerating

The cause of the floods that hit the coasts of South Florida, Bangladesh, Shanghai and parts of Washington experts call catastrophic melting of glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica due to global warming. Consider the record set in Boston Harbor during January's "bomb cyclone" or the inundation regularly experienced in Miami during the King tides ; these are occurring with sea levels that have risen about a foot in the past 100 years.

Sci-tech Apple Promises To Fix Latest iPhone Crash Bug Before iOS 11.3
Author: 0 Apple Promises To Fix Latest iPhone Crash Bug Before iOS 11.3

A new iOS bug that can crash not only Messages but third-party messaging apps has been discovered , potentially leaving the app unusable by receiving a single character. Apparently, the bug will be triggered when users receive a specific Indian character in the Messages app. The bug activates once the recipient tries to open a message which contains the character.

Sci-tech Why Wait? Amended Bill Could Make Sunday Alcohol Sales Legal Immediately
Author: 0 Why Wait? Amended Bill Could Make Sunday Alcohol Sales Legal Immediately

SANTA FE- Today, a bill to raise pay for New Mexico teachers passed the House Education Committee and now heads to the House Floor. He said the state should not tap savings to give a higher raise now. The Senate judiciary committee agreed Thursday not to vote on a bill that would have repealed a requirement in Iowa to have a permit to acquire a weapon.

Sci-tech Most vehicles still dependable after three years
Author: 0 Most vehicles still dependable after three years

The J.D. Power 2018 Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) has ranked the Kia Rio as the leader in the Small Car category. Older vehicles tend to do better in the rankings than new ones, since automakers have more time to work out kinks the longer a vehicle is on the market.

Sci-tech Specialist navy team from Portsmouth blow up 500kg wartime bomb
Author: 0 Specialist navy team from Portsmouth blow up 500kg wartime bomb

Royal Navy bomb disposal divers in King V George Dock close to London City Airport which has been closed, as they head out to move an unexploded Second World War bomb discovered in the dock. 'Whether on operations overseas or held at high readiness for contingencies at home, our priority is always the safety and security of the United Kingdom'.

Sci-tech Steam Kicks Off New PC Game Sale And Revamps Wishlists
Author: 0 Steam Kicks Off New PC Game Sale And Revamps Wishlists

Highlights include Heat Signature for $10, Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition for $36, Overcooked for $5.77, Ark: Survival Evolved for $20, Rocket League for $12, and Planet Coaster for $11.24. Users will notice added information such as review scores, Early Access state, and add to cart buttons when the game is available for purchase. In other words, you can finally add such a game to your wishlist to keep track of its full release but avoid having it clutter your wishlist when ...

Sci-tech Cryptocurrency Craze Is 'Hindering' Us Finding Aliens
Author: 0 Cryptocurrency Craze Is 'Hindering' Us Finding Aliens

Other radio astronomers are also finding it hard to weather the GPU shortage and the rising costs that come with scarcity. In fact, the price of GPUs has reportedly doubled recently. But maybe said sentient beings will just obliterate us anyway, since we'll just register as a substandard intelligence that has a freakish fascination with running high-powered PCs around the clock in search of meaningless data with only fictional value.

Sci-tech Monster Hunter World Player Beats High Rank Boss With No Armor
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World Player Beats High Rank Boss With No Armor

However, different versions of the series on Switch, such as Monster Hunter XX , will still be explored. According to Haruhiro Tsujimoto, Capcom's president, porting Monster Hunter World to the Nintendo Switch would be hard due to a variety of conditions, mostly due to a difference in features and user base.

Sci-tech Windows 10 is Getting a New 'Ultimate Performance' Mode for Pros
Author: 0 Windows 10 is Getting a New 'Ultimate Performance' Mode for Pros

Those running Skip Ahead builds of Windows 10 will continue to receive new versions of Windows 10 apps. You can't opt to join the "skip ahead" program at this point in time, incidentally, as Microsoft says it already has enough testers on this particular ring, with no room for more.

Sci-tech Facebook Messenger Kids For Android Released Today
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger Kids For Android Released Today

Messenger Kids is a version of the Messenger app that targets children by offering features that help puts a parent's mind at ease. However, child development experts, health advocacy groups and educators still think that Messenger Kids is not flawless by any means.

Sci-tech Peter Thiel considered leaving Facebook's board
Author: 0 Peter Thiel considered leaving Facebook's board

Hastings also serves on the Facebook board. Thiel also co-founded venture firms Founders Fund and Mithril Capital, which will remain in San Francisco, a person familiar with the plans said. Thiel's political leanings came under fire from many in Silicon Valley following the USA presidential election, due to his open support for President Trump .

Sci-tech Google's Project Fi service now offers data coverage in 170 countries
Author: 0 Google's Project Fi service now offers data coverage in 170 countries

Previously, Project Fi offered global data in 135 countries, but that number has been increased to 170, including some countries like Monaco and Nigeria. As far as I can see, neither Google's nor T-Mobile's plans cover Nauru , though, so if you're looking to see some depleted phosphate reserves in the middle of the Pacific, you are out of luck.

Sci-tech Xiaomi set to open self-owned 'Mi Home' retail stores in India
Author: 0 Xiaomi set to open self-owned 'Mi Home' retail stores in India

Moving on, the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro buyers can also avail double data offer from Reliance Jio . The Note 5 Pro starts at INR13,999 for the 4/64GB model and tops out at INR16,999 for the 6/64GB variant. When it comes to the connectivity options, it has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G having support for Band 40 utilized by some LTE networks in India.

Sci-tech Moto Z2 Force: Motorola's 'ShatterShield' technology explained
Author: 0 Moto Z2 Force: Motorola's 'ShatterShield' technology explained

Later, it will be also available at Motorola's other offline retailing partners. The fingerprint sensor is integrated in the oblong-shaped home button at the front. Rear camera: The Moto Z2 Force has a dual camera setup at the rear - a primary 12MP RGB (color) sensor with an aperture of f/2.0 paired with a secondary 12MP monochrome (black and white) sensor also with an aperture of f/2.0.

Sci-tech Google Chrome starts blocking annoying ads from websites
Author: 0 Google Chrome starts blocking annoying ads from websites

Following multinational technology company, Google's announcement in June past year about a new feature that will remove "intrusive" ads, users can now finally say goodbye to these ads, reports The Verge. This means that even if there are some adverts on the offending sites that Google does not consider disruptive, they will also be blocked, including Google ads.

Sci-tech Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared over cat food order
Author: 0 Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared over cat food order

In order to set up a new voice profile, users can ask Alexa to "learn my voice" and follow the instructions. VIZIO, Inc. announced today the introduction of the VIZIO SmartCast skill for Amazon Alexa, enabling easy voice control of 2017 and 2016 SmartCast P-, M- and E-Series 4K display collections.

Sci-tech Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Dies Aged 65
Author: 0 Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Dies Aged 65

The eldest in a family of nine, Tsvangirai was born on March 10, 1952, in the Gutu district of Masvingo province, in central Zimbabwe . Nine months after its formation, the MDC won 57 seats in parliament, five short of the ruling party's 62, the first time Mr Mugabe's party came close to losing its parliamentary majority.

Sci-tech FCC chairman backs SpaceX plan for internet satellites
Author: 0 FCC chairman backs SpaceX plan for internet satellites

WASHINGTON-A top federal regulator on Wednesday recommended approving Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s plan to provide internet service through huge arrays of earth-orbiting satellites, in a move that could expand broadband availability across the US and beyond.

Sci-tech Rare holding Sea of Thieves scale test this weekend
Author: 0 Rare holding Sea of Thieves scale test this weekend

One of the reasons for this is that Sea of Thieves will be part of Xbox Play Anywhere, Microsoft's program that allows console gamers to play that title on either their Xbox or their PC. There'll be another scale test at some point after that, and Rare say that they "do plan on running another beta closer to the launch of the game". If you want to get at least 30 frames per second out of the gameplay experience, you'll need Windows 10, an Intel Iris Pro or Intel Iris 540, an integrated GPU, ...

Sci-tech Nokia 6 4GB variant announced, will be available exclusively on Flipkart
Author: 0 Nokia 6 4GB variant announced, will be available exclusively on Flipkart

All the other aspects of the device remain the same, except for the RAM and internal storage part. Nokia 6 was introduced in India previous year in August and was sold online on Amazon India . It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset and now comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage compared to 3GB RAM and 32GB storage in the earlier model.

Sci-tech Ford Focus RS Heritage Edition launched
Author: 0 Ford Focus RS Heritage Edition launched

Other dress up bits include grey brake calipers, contrasting black finish forged alloy wheels as well as black door mirrors and rear spoiler. The last of the current-generation Focus RS vehicles will come off the production line in Saarlouis, Germany on April 6 .

Sci-tech MWC 2018: New LG V30 to feature new AI-powered camera technology
Author: 0 MWC 2018: New LG V30 to feature new AI-powered camera technology

In 2018, LG will be adding 9 new commands to that list, extending what users will be able to do with just their voice. Besides, the LG V30 (2018) will also come with a low-light shooting mode that automatically brightens dim images. LG's Vision AI suggests the best mode depending on object. LG says its "allows users to run apps and change settings through voice commands alone" without delving into the menus.

Sci-tech Scientists to explore mysterious Antarctic region
Author: 0 Scientists to explore mysterious Antarctic region

The worldwide team from nine research institutes, leaves Stanley in the Falkland Islands on February 21 to spend three weeks in February-March 2018 on board the British Antarctic Survey research ship RRS James Clark Ross , the statement said.

Sci-tech Ghana's High Commissioner To Nigeria Meets Buhari
Author: 0 Ghana's High Commissioner To Nigeria Meets Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo had in a public letter criticised the administration and advised Buhari against seeking a second term. He opined: "The two former leaders (IBB and Obasanjo) were the principal agents of the present predicament bedevilling us as a country accusing them of institutionalising corruption and nepotism in Governance for their selfish interest".

Sci-tech De Blob Heading To The Nintendo Switch In 2018
Author: 0 De Blob Heading To The Nintendo Switch In 2018

Blitworks and THQ Nordic are releasing it on the Nintendo Switch later in 2018. Now faced with a bleak metropolis devoid of colour, de Blob must bounce and smash his way through legions Black's goons as he works to restore Chroma City back to its original glory.

Sci-tech Why Does Everyone Hate The New Snapchat Update?
Author: 0 Why Does Everyone Hate The New Snapchat Update?

How bad is it? The "Remove the new Snapchat update" petition , which is hosted on Change.org, was authored by Australian user Nic Rumsey, The Guardian reported on Tuesday. Snapchat has been criticized in the past as being a bit confusing for new users. In another change, the "Discover" page now consists entirely of sponsored or featured content.

Sci-tech Apple's HomePod gets a teardown: Two key takeaways
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod gets a teardown: Two key takeaways

Consumer Reports has published its early results for the Apple HomePod . The HomePod's bass was a bit boomy and overemphasized. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news. Reviewers gave the HomePod audio a "Very Good" rating. The good side of this is that the HomePod is extremely durable and probably won't break into pieces when your cat inevitably drags it down from your cupboard to the floor.

Sci-tech Jio effect: Airtel revises Rs 93 plan
Author: 0 Jio effect: Airtel revises Rs 93 plan

All the telecom operators in India are busy rivaling Reliance Jio by introducing new tariff plans and revamping existing ones. Idea Cellular has updated three of its Nirvana postpaid plans, priced at Rs 499, Rs 649, and Rs 999. With the updated plans, Idea is offering additional benefits of free 4-month subscription to Idea Phone Secure , 4-month subscription to Idea Magazines , and a free 12-month subscription to Idea Infotainment Apps .

Sci-tech Benchmarks of AMD's Ryzen 5 2400G chip leak ahead of launch
Author: 0 Benchmarks of AMD's Ryzen 5 2400G chip leak ahead of launch

Bear in mind that both the Ryzen 3 2200G and the Ryzen 5 2400G come bundled with AMD's Wraith CPU cooler. "Combining our high-performance CPU and GPU architectures, this new category of Ryzen desktop processors is created to deliver a smooth overall computing experience, as well as the ability to enjoy true 1080p HD gaming, eSports or advanced display features through the visual fidelity of the built-in Radeon Vega graphics ", said Jim Anderson, the senior vice president and ...