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Sci-tech Europe launches sixth Sentinel Earth observation satellite
Author: 0 Europe launches sixth Sentinel Earth observation satellite

According to the ESA , following its separation from the upper stage booster, the satellite deployed its solar panels and also started communicating with Earth. The Sentinel-5P orbiter took off on schedule at 0927 GMT from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russian Federation. Other satellites that were earlier launched are already offering insights into Earth-related aspects and providing optical imagery of different oceans and ice sheets in the world.

Sci-tech NASA Warms to Possibility of Mysterious Planet X
Author: 0 NASA Warms to Possibility of Mysterious Planet X

So, scientists gave an explanation that something is pulling the entire solar system out of its alignment, and it could be the ninth planet. The research paper published earlier this month even suggests that planet 9 could be 10 times the mass of Earth .

Author: 0 House-sized asteroid may smash into Earth in 2079

The program begins at 8pm ET. The small asteroid passed within 27,000 miles of Antarctica around 12:42 Thursday morning. Last night as many of us were sleeping, an asteroid around the size of a school bus made a closer appearance than most of its size usually do.

Sci-tech Imperial Capital Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)
Author: 0 Imperial Capital Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

It is down 0.00% since October 14, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 106.46% the S&P500. AlphaMark Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Delta Air Lines by 9.5% in the third quarter. Its down 0.10, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for DAL producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 2.10% and for the month booked as 2.16%.

Sci-tech Counter to Jio & Airtel
Author: 0 Counter to Jio & Airtel

Customers who wants to enjoy this offer can go to My Jio app, Jio stores, Reliance Digital stores, wallet partner Amazon Pay, Mobikwik, Phone Pe, Paytm, etc. Interestingly, Vodafone's rivals Airtel and Reliance Jio also have Rs 399 plans. If, for example, it withdraws the 399 scheme and cuts the validity of the 309 plan to 28 days, the average billing amount (ARPU) will increase to Rs 337 from the current Rs 156.

Sci-tech Penguins die in 'catastrophic' Antarctic breeding season
Author: 0 Penguins die in 'catastrophic' Antarctic breeding season

A huge colony of 18,000 pairs of penguins in Antarctica has suffered a major breeding disaster with only two chicks surviving the season. Yan Ropert-Coudert, a scientist at Dumon D'Urville research station next to the penguin colony, said the region had been affected by the breakup of the Mertz glacier.

Sci-tech Red flag warnings issued for parts of LA County
Author: 0 Red flag warnings issued for parts of LA County

Even stronger winds are expected Saturday, and forecasters say there's a good chance the fire weather watches in effect in other areas of the southland will be turned into more serious Red flag warnings . Firefighters have used a slight lull in winds to move across the mountainsides attacking hot spots, chopping down shrubs and using shovels and create fire breaks.

Sci-tech Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK): What are the Technicals Saying?
Author: 0 Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK): What are the Technicals Saying?

Sei Investments Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Hostess Brands in the 1st quarter valued at about $166,000. Hostess Brands, Inc . was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. As long as profit margins and other details stay intact, Hostess Brands, Inc . can continue to provide value for investors. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is now 13.43, this means that the stock is underpriced by -0.372%.

Sci-tech Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones
Author: 0 Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

The parents relate to the Force Touch touchscreentech used in iPhones as well as the way Apple's handsets manage power. Apple, of course, says the claims by Qualcomm have no merit. Rather, this mostly seems to be an attempt to get back at Apple for many lawsuit it's filed against Qualcomm around the globe. The San Diego-based company aims to inflict pain on Apple in the world's largest market for smartphones and cut off production in a country where most iPhones are made.

Sci-tech South Park: The Fractured But Whole details its season pass
Author: 0 South Park: The Fractured But Whole details its season pass

The player will need to team up with The Coon and Mysterion to deal with this new threat. The latest season of South Park has been taking shots at the way technology has taken over our lives in absurd ways - see the season opener and all of its jokes about the Amazon Echo and other robot home devices, and the second episode in which dozens of children are killed by drivers distracted by Trump's tweets popping up on their phones.

Sci-tech El Nino has contributed to higher Carbon Dioxide levels
Author: 0 El Nino has contributed to higher Carbon Dioxide levels

Jonathan Overpeck, a University of MI scientist who was not part of the study, said the research revealed that the regional links between carbon dioxide and El Nino are more complex than previously thought, and raised concern about how the earth will respond to more future warming.

Sci-tech Oppo F3 Lite launched with 16MP primary camera: Specs, Price and more
Author: 0 Oppo F3 Lite launched with 16MP primary camera: Specs, Price and more

Previously, the company has announced that the Oppo F5 will be launched in the Southeast Asian markets such as the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Features like 3.5 mm headphone jack, analogue FM radio, and a fingerprint scanner located on the home button. OPPO F3 Lite runs on Android 6 Marshmallow with a layer of Color 3.0 UI.

Sci-tech Amazon Hiring 1500 in CT
Author: 0 Amazon Hiring 1500 in CT

As a result, several U.S. retailers, including Macy's Inc and Kohl's Corp, have been focusing on their online businesses and have ramped up hiring seasonal workers to man their distribution centres that support online operations. This year's seasonal hiring for Amazon is about the same number as last year, even though industry surveys predict that customers will be buying more this year than last year.

Sci-tech Mobile puts a cap on fast mobile data
Author: 0 Mobile puts a cap on fast mobile data

T-Mobile is rolling that feature back and limiting LTE to 5GB per month in those countries. 12, the company will put a 5GB limit on 4G data and speed will be reduced thereafter. Starting next month, customers will have a 5GB LTE data roaming cap, which will affect less than 1-percent of its customers who travel to either country, according to the carrier.

Author: 0 Samsung launches the entry-level Galaxy J2 2017 with 4G

The South Korean smartphone manufacturing company didn't host any special event for launching the new J series phones, instead just listed the device on the Samsung India website with the specifications . In the imaging department, there is a 5-megapixel primary shooter featuring autofocus and LED flash. -The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) comes with something called the Ultra Data Saving feature.

Sci-tech Who Can Still Make the World Cup?
Author: 0 Who Can Still Make the World Cup?

The memories of England's failure at previous major tournaments - they failed to get out of the group stage in Brazil and were dumped out by minnows Iceland at Euro 2016 - could also be a factor. In the Last Minute Sales Phase from April 18, 2018, up until the final match day of the competition, the remaining tickets will be available for purchase on a first-come first-served basis.

Sci-tech The next great Aston Martin convertible has arrived
Author: 0 The next great Aston Martin convertible has arrived

The DB11 Volante replaces the DB9 Volante and will initially be powered by a 4.0L twin turbocharged V8 that's borrowed from Mercedes-AMG. One of the hallmarks of Aston Martin is the V12 engine that many of its cars use. According to Aston Martin's announcement this morning, the roof takes 14 seconds to lower and 16 seconds to close, and can be moved at speeds of up to 31 miles per hour with a 31 mph headwind.

Sci-tech Befriend your Rotom Dex and…play…Roto Loto? in Pokemon USUM
Author: 0 Befriend your Rotom Dex and…play…Roto Loto? in Pokemon USUM

Central to the plotline of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is the mysterious Pokemon Necrozma, which apparently came to the Pokemon world from another dimension. A third, Necrozma-exclusive move was also revealed, the Psychic type Photon Geyser, which "engulfs the target in a pillar of light" and calculates damage based on the user's stronger offensive stat (Attack or Special Attack).

Sci-tech The Evil Within 2 is now playable on Xbox One
Author: 0 The Evil Within 2 is now playable on Xbox One

If you're looking for a lengthy and frightening adventure this Halloween season, look no farther than The Evil Within 2 . Meanwhile, console requirements for the PlayStation 4 ( PS4 ) include 31 GB worth of space for the game itself, also not including future patches.

Sci-tech Yellowstone Supervolcano May Rumble To Life Faster Than Thought
Author: 0 Yellowstone Supervolcano May Rumble To Life Faster Than Thought

It's true that researchers have determined they'll have less warning than previously thought the next time the supervolcano erupts. Researchers at Arizona State University analyzed evidence form that eruption, and believe that the super volcano was awoken after two influxes of fresh magma flowed into the reservoir beneath that caldera.

Sci-tech Epic Games sues alleged Fortnite cheaters over EULA violations
Author: 0 Epic Games sues alleged Fortnite cheaters over EULA violations

Epic Games revealed in a blog post that they love Battle Royale games like " PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds " and the thought that " Fortnite " would make a good foundation for their own version of that kind of mode. Sounds pretty serious. And the complaint has also noted, "Nobody likes a cheater". The cheating players implicated in the case will face charges up to $150,000 in "statutory damages", according to TorrentFreak .

Sci-tech Unleash your creativity to enter Niantic's Pokémon Go AR photo contest
Author: 0 Unleash your creativity to enter Niantic's Pokémon Go AR photo contest

The Facebook page was one of 470 pages that were removed after the company determined that it was linked to Russian groups attempting to interfere in United States politics. The post promoted a contest, which promised Amazon gift cards to the winners, according to the report. CNN said it had no evidence of anyone actually claiming the prize.

Sci-tech Shop Target nationwide on Google Express and with your Assistant
Author: 0 Shop Target nationwide on Google Express and with your Assistant

Target is jumping into the voice shopping trend in a new partnership with Google. Baeb said Target is working to integrate ReStock with Google Assistant voice technology, so a ReStock order could be placed via Google Home or Android TV , and soon from Android phones and iPhones.

Sci-tech Bharti Airtel to merge with Tata telecom business
Author: 0 Bharti Airtel to merge with Tata telecom business

Bharti Airtel , the leading telecom company, has been successfully acquired two companies this year. As of end-March, Tata Teleservices and its unit had combined debt of Rs 34,089 crore ($5.24 billion) excluding sums due to the government for spectrum purchases, according to local ratings agency Crisil, which also said Tata Teleservices' net loss almost doubled in the year to March, to Rs 4,617 crore.

Sci-tech Equifax may have been breached again
Author: 0 Equifax may have been breached again

The firm said it took down the link for credit report assistance temporarily "out of an abundance of caution". The possibility of another malicious hack at Equifax comes just a week after the company's former chief executive, Richard Smith, was grilled by angry lawmakers over a massive data breach that may have compromised the sensitive information of as many as 145 million people.

Sci-tech Hyperloop One rebrands as 'Virgin Hyperloop One' after investment by Richard Branson
Author: 0 Hyperloop One rebrands as 'Virgin Hyperloop One' after investment by Richard Branson

Richard Branson announced Thursday that he is investing in Hyperloop One , a startup developing a futuristic high-speed transportation system first dreamed up by Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk . "Virgin is an iconic brand and having Richard as an ally will help strengthen our mission to spread Hyperloop One throughout the world". "I was very impressed and now look forward to helping turn this cutting-edge engineering into a global passenger service", Branson said.

Author: 0 Researchers discover the fourth dwarf planet with ring

Jose Ortiz of the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia in Spain said that it is regrettable that even with the most enormous telescopes on Earth, or the Hubble Space Telescope, we can not see the details of Haumea, than a dot of light. Centaurs, which have unstable orbits, are considered large comets, not planets, which means this is the first observation of a ring around a dwarf planet.

Sci-tech Samsung now has Darth Vader and Storm Trooper VacuumBots
Author: 0 Samsung now has Darth Vader and Storm Trooper VacuumBots

Suh, Executive Vice President of the Digital Appliances Business at Samsung Electronics. ( R2-D2 screwdriver, anyone? ) But hey, if you're a Star Wars fan who's in the market for a robot vacuum, why wouldn't you want Darth Vader cleaning your carpet? Samsung has launched a limited edition "Star Wars"-themed Powerbot vacuum cleaner and it comes complete with Darth Vader and Stormtrooper designs".

Sci-tech Apple Reportedly Working On Foldable Phone With LG Display
Author: 0 Apple Reportedly Working On Foldable Phone With LG Display

The news comes in a report from The Investor who has revealed that Apple and LG are developing a foldable display for a future smartphone. The tech major is reportedly collaborating with LG Display on a foldable handset. If the rumor is true, a foldable OLED smartphone is on the way. The LCD-screen iPhone 8 series phones, which have display sizes of 4.7 and 5.5 inches, went on sale September 22.

Sci-tech Oculus Rift bundle gets permanent price cut
Author: 0 Oculus Rift bundle gets permanent price cut

Preorders for the new headset have not yet opened, but you can register your interest on the official Oculus Rift website by following the link below. The company also showcased wireless controllers, which are simply named Project Santa Cruz Controllers as of now. Dash rolls up all of Rift's existing menus and UI into a central hub that's instantly accessible from anywhere in VR-all built natively for Touch.

Sci-tech Hole The Size Of Maine Opens In Antarctica Ice
Author: 0 Hole The Size Of Maine Opens In Antarctica Ice

Some 40 years after satellites observed a wintertime gap in the ice of the Weddell Sea near the Antarctic Peninsula, the phenomenon has returned ; and it comprises an area larger than Maryland. It's larger than The Netherlands, and almost the size of Lake Superior. "This is like opening a pressure relief valve-the ocean then releases a surplus of heat to the atmosphere for several consecutive winters until the heat reservoir is exhausted", Latif said.

Author: 0 SpaceX Satellites Launched, Rocket Hits Landing

According to SpaceX , the satellite being launched is a "high-powered hybrid Ku and C-band communications satellite" built for United States-based EchoStar and Luxembourg-based SES. This is the second launch this week for SpaceX , after it competed its Iridium-3 mission on Monday morning. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said he wants to make new boosters a thing of the past, as his company begins using more and more recycled hardware.

Author: 0 Reliance Jio's new plan offers 100 per cent cashback on Rs 399

If your Jio recharge is expiring, you have a good chance to avail the cash back before October 18. You can get this offer even of your validity of previous plan remains as it will automatically switch to new plan as soon as old one get's over.

Sci-tech Assassin's Creed Origins to Feature Free Post-Launch Content
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Origins to Feature Free Post-Launch Content

During their journey, players will encounter famed Egyptian beasts such as Anubis warriors, scorpios and more, as they investigate the cause of the curse that has brought the dead pharaohs back to life. The second DLC is called The Curse of the Pharaohs , and will be released in March 2018. Available in November 2017. The first Trial of the Gods event will be available 15 days after the launch of the game.

Sci-tech Iconic Counter-Strike Dust 2 Map Updated By Valve
Author: 0 Iconic Counter-Strike Dust 2 Map Updated By Valve

Valve said that with the new version of CS:GO's Dust 2 "we wanted to honor its pure form while buffing away the jagged edges". Do you like what you see? For instance, Valve has attempted to improve the flow of gameplay by removing cars from certain section of the map so players can manoeuvre more easily.

Sci-tech Intel Unleashes 17-Qubit Superconducting Test Chip For Quantum Computing
Author: 0 Intel Unleashes 17-Qubit Superconducting Test Chip For Quantum Computing

Qubits are fragile, and any noise or unintended observation of them can cause data loss. Quantum supremacy - the threshold when quantum machines outperform their classical counterparts on select problems - will be reached at roughly 50-qubits, but delivering on quantum's promise for applications like chemistry, materials science and cryptography is going to require machines at least 1,000 times that scale.

Sci-tech Apple reportedly partnering with LG for folding iPhone
Author: 0 Apple reportedly partnering with LG for folding iPhone

The first batch of the production will be shipped to LG Electronics and some Chinese handset makers, while the production for iPhone is expected to start from as early as 2019 when its new plant, called E6, is completed in Paju, Gyeonggi Province.

Author: 0 How to watch SpaceX Falcon 9 launch

On Wednesday evening, SpaceX plans to launch a satellite using an already flown rocket for the third time ever. The payload to be launched today is the SES-11/EchoStar 105 geostationary communications satellite, which will eventually help provide high speed data services to the North Americas, namely digital television.

Sci-tech Facebook and Instagram outage leaves social media users stunned
Author: 0 Facebook and Instagram outage leaves social media users stunned

Facebook said it was aware that some users were now having trouble accessing both Facebook and Instagram, Reuters reports . "We're working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible", a Facebook representative said. For many, Facebook is down completely, while thousands of others are experiencing some problems with the platform, but not a total outage. Facebook acknowledged that people weren't able to use the site, or Instagram, which it owns.

Sci-tech This is Oculus Go: Standalone VR for just $199
Author: 0 This is Oculus Go: Standalone VR for just $199

According to Zuckerberg, Oculus Go won't require a separate PC or mobile device. Mark Zuckerberg announced the news at this year's Oculus Connect conference, saying it's a way to reach his next goal for Oculus: getting one billion people in VR.

Sci-tech Disney Halts Production On Jack and the Beanstalk Movie Gigantic
Author: 0 Disney Halts Production On Jack and the Beanstalk Movie Gigantic

The examples of failed projects are numerous in the history of cinema, but you wouldn't necessarily imagine that Disney would abandon a project in the work for years and as your it, without warning. With Gigantic no longer in active development at Disney, the studio will move ahead on another project to fill the 2020 release date formerly held by animated film.

Sci-tech New Kindle Oasis (2017) adds big screen and waterproofing, cuts price
Author: 0 New Kindle Oasis (2017) adds big screen and waterproofing, cuts price

That means you'll be able to read physically on the screen but then switch it over to the audiobook while you're on a walk and seamlessly switch back when you have a chance to read on the screen again. That's a welcome change, but we're still missing book-specific fonts. There is no additional monthly fee for limited data access. These now appear on the device's home screen alongside your ebooks and can be streamed via Bluetooth to wireless speakers and headphones.

Sci-tech Airtel to launch 4G smartphone at Rs 1399 by Diwali
Author: 0 Airtel to launch 4G smartphone at Rs 1399 by Diwali

Airtel notes that while the Karbonn A40 Indian normally costs Rs 3,499 it will be offering the 4G smartphone effectively at the price of a feature phone by bringing a tariff plan into the mix. Since then, we have been hearing about other telcos also planning to launch their 4G phones. Reliance Jio has 130 million 4G subscribers. The cashback will be credited to the subscriber's Airtel Payment Bank account.

Sci-tech Asteroid to buzz Earth this week
Author: 0 Asteroid to buzz Earth this week

A small asteroid is scheduled to pass by Earth safely at a distance of around 50,000 km above our globe's surface on Thursday. In regards to this, the fly-by will allow astronomers to test an worldwide asteroid warning network made up of observatories and scientists to help develop plans for what to do in the face of a real threat.

Sci-tech Charly Musonda unhappy with Chelsea treatment
Author: 0 Charly Musonda unhappy with Chelsea treatment

He has started one match for the first team and scored - in last month's Carabao Cup win over Nottingham Forest . Conte's primary concern about Musonda is his slight frame, which the Italian believes is not ready to handle the physical demands of Premier League football.

Sci-tech HP victor in better than expected Q3 PC market
Author: 0 HP victor in better than expected Q3 PC market

According to Gartner's latest numbers, published on Tuesday, Apple managed to ship 4.6 million units over the third quarter, down 5.6 percent year over year. Gartner's Kitagawa said shortage in dynamic random-access memory components will "continue to the end of 2018, "but it will not be reflected in the final PC prices immediately".

Sci-tech Electric Mahindra KUV100 coming in 2018
Author: 0 Electric Mahindra KUV100 coming in 2018

It is barely a day since the launch of the new facelifted Mahindra KUV100 NXT in India, but the focus remains firmly on the carmaker with more reports spiralling on the web on its upcoming models. The top-spec K8 diesel is priced at Rs 733,000. The exteriors now feature restyled front and rear bumpers that have increased the KUV's length by 25mm (now 3,700mm), faux skid plates on the front and the back, a new front grille with design elements seen on latest Mahindra models, black cladding ...

Sci-tech Honor 7X unveiled: 5.93-inch screen, 4GB RAM & dual camera
Author: 0 Honor 7X unveiled: 5.93-inch screen, 4GB RAM & dual camera

The Honor 7X, when it goes on sale, will be available in as many as three colours: Midnight Black, Platinum Gold, and Aurora Blue. It is powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 SoC (4 x Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.36GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.7GHz) coupled with 4GB of RAM and houses a 3340mAh battery.

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