• Spacecraft survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, rings
Spacecraft survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, rings

Images captured by Cassini spacecraft during its first " Grand Finale " dive past the planet have also been published. The close-in dives are created to gather ultra high-quality data. The spacecraft is supposed to fly in between Saturn and its rings 22 times tonight - and take lots of pictures while doing it. The final dives will vastly i...

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  • Call of Duty: WWII Release Date and Story Details Announced
Call of Duty: WWII Release Date and Story Details Announced

Bristling with cannon and armaments, the Rock commanded control of the Strait of Gibraltar, a critical maritime chokepoint vital to the war effort. Judging by the first trailer for Call of Duty: WWII, players are in for an intense experience this November.

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  • Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results
Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results

Google is adding a fact-checking tag to search results globally, its latest initiative to help curb the spread of misinformation and "fake news" the company said recently. Additionally, Google is applying the same new parameters for its "auto-complete" function, which finishes search questions based on popularity. Google has marked the iss...

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  • Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn
Last adventure ahead for NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn

If the models are wrong and Cassini is clobbered by BB-size material, it still will end up exactly where NASA is aiming for on September 15 - at Saturn . Indeed, the world has been along for the entirety of Cassini's wild ride. The sea itself is about 50% larger than Earth's Lake Superior and is made of a liquid mix of methane, nitrogen, an...

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  • Nintendo to Launch SNES Mini this Christmas: Eurogamer
Nintendo to Launch SNES Mini this Christmas: Eurogamer

According to a report, you can expect the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) to get the NES Classic treatment. Now, the company is selling a Mini version of its Super Nintendo following the same formula. The reality of a SNES mini is certainly exciting. As the NES Mini is out of production now, it seems that the Japanese tech giant has ...

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  • Google might introduce its own ad-blocking feature in Chrome
Google might introduce its own ad-blocking feature in Chrome

Google developing its own proprietary ad blocker, as a company that, as The Journal rightly points out, made over $60 billion in online ad revenue past year may seem counterintuitive, but Chrome has taken the lead as the most popular browser, holding over 47% of the market (up from 41% in mid-2016).

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  • Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack
Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

Until the chemical attack, the Trump administration had sought to step back from the USA position that Assad should leave power. "In order to overcome such obstacles we will need to imply weighty efforts on condition that our USA colleagues will meet them".

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  • Missing Middle? Fossils of Crocodile-like Ancestors to Dinosaurs Found
Missing Middle? Fossils of Crocodile-like Ancestors to Dinosaurs Found

Teleocrater , living more than 245 million years ago during the Triassic Period, pre-dated dinosaurs, were widespread during the Triassic Period and lived in modern day Russia , India , and Brazil . For decades, our knowledge of close dinosaur relatives has been based largely on animals like the Triassic Period reptile Marasuchus , a tiny, squi...

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  • This woman shares her name with voice-activated assistants 'Alexa' and 'Siri'
This woman shares her name with voice-activated assistants 'Alexa' and 'Siri'

Amazon has started to ship its new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote built-in to customers in the United Kingdom for the first time. The same software update also upgrades previous generation Fire TV and Fire TV Stick devices to the new, cinematic UI.

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  • High-flying Hoffenheim deals Bayern its 2nd Bundesliga loss
High-flying Hoffenheim deals Bayern its 2nd Bundesliga loss

While the result seems unlikely to stop their inexorable march towards a record fifth successive title, it is hardly ideal so early in a massive month that includes two meetings with Borussia Dortmund, as well as a Champions League quarter-final tie against Real Madrid.

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  • Samsung's foldable smartphone could land in 2017
Samsung's foldable smartphone could land in 2017

Last week, Samsung officially announced their new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Samsung has reportedly filed a number of patents relating to a folding smartphone at the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO). As Samsung Electronics completed its acquisition of Harman International Industries, a US audio and automotive compo...

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  • Sindhu beats Marin to lift India Open badminton title
Sindhu beats Marin to lift India Open badminton title

This is how cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar congratulated PV Sindhu on her triumph against Marin. There were no easy points, there were long rallies. Sindhu had to settle for silver after being defeated by Marin then. She is not giving much chance for Sindhu to hit her favourite smashes, but the Indian has been strong in the front court too, as ...

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  • You Can Play Ms. Pac-Man In Google Maps Right Now
You Can Play Ms. Pac-Man In Google Maps Right Now

Pacman's face. Last year, Google used the original Pac-Man and made a decision to go with his female counterpart this year. For Google, April Fool's Day comes a day early, and the company has been known to take its April Fool's projects - pranks seems reductive here - seriously in the past.

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  • Uber Is Leaving Denmark After Rough Two Years
Uber Is Leaving Denmark After Rough Two Years

Uber said it would continue to try to persuade the government to change the rules, but in the meantime it is ditching the country. Earn 1 CPE credit and learn about the expansion of risk management in government with analysis from GAO and Justice OIG.

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  • Windows 10 Creators Update To Start Worldwide Rollout On April 11
Windows 10 Creators Update To Start Worldwide Rollout On April 11

In an exclusive preview, Microsoft today showed us the new features and enhancements that the next upgrade called Creators Update will come up with. Microsoft announced the release date of the Windows 10 Creators Update today on its blog.

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  • Here's why SpaceX's rocket launch this week is a big freaking deal
Here's why SpaceX's rocket launch this week is a big freaking deal

After the test, the booster for this week's launch was moved to Cape Canaveral , the second stage booster attached on top, and then on Monday underwent a "static fire" burn , a firing of its engines for several seconds. The two and a half-hour launch window opens at 6:27 p.m. Thursday. Now, for full disclosure, this is technically not the very...

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  • Facebook has never looked more like Snapchat
Facebook has never looked more like Snapchat

Facebook has also partnered up with a number of major film makers to add new masks from Power Rangers , Alien: Covenant, Despicable Me 3 , Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Wonder Woman and Smurfs: Lost Village . Besides checking out your friends' stories , you could also add stories of your own. The company is marketing the new updat...

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  • #EarthHour2017: Filipinos shine light on climate action
#EarthHour2017: Filipinos shine light on climate action

So far landmarks that have gone without power include Sydney's iconic Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Skyscrapers in Shanghai's downtown. "Your personal pledge to go "Beyond the Hour" and help "Shine a Light on Climate Action", can create ripples of effect that will make our beloved planet Earth a much better place for our children and our chil...

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  • Rory McIlroy beaten by Soren Kjeldsen in opener
Rory McIlroy beaten by Soren Kjeldsen in opener

No matter how Spieth and McIlroy play, they still will be here Friday, too. "I said, 'The news seems to be getting better". "If I had of played anyone else I might have won". Parity was restored on 14. "My record in this tournament is terrible", Kjeldsen said. "I guess that can tell you how I'm viewing everything this week".

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  • Google's next Android version's feature released in the new leaks
Google's next Android version's feature released in the new leaks

The question for many people, of course, is when - if, indeed, ever - will I get Android O? Background services , location updates and " implicit broadcasts " will all be subject to automatic limiting by Android to help developers create apps that don't trash your battery life.

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  • Blue Origin Details Glenn And Gets First Customer For New Space Rocket
Blue Origin Details Glenn And Gets First Customer For New Space Rocket

Both Bezos and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk say that such technology will slash the cost of spaceflight, helping to open up deep-space locales to exploration. The biggest part of making space tourism a reality is reducing costs enough that it's feasible for actual human beings to go to space, and not just the ultra-rich.

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  • KGI: Apple's Keeping Lightning Port On 'iPhone 8,' Other New Models
KGI: Apple's Keeping Lightning Port On 'iPhone 8,' Other New Models

The detailed article claimed Apple will effectively abandon its Lightning connector. Kuo also believes the high-speed data transmission on USB-C is still only "niche" when it comes to the iPhone. The 12.9-inch iPad Pro includes a fast charging feature that works when you plug a USB-C to Lightning cable into an Apple 29W, 61W, or 87W USB-C pow...

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  • Microsoft to Ship Consumer VR Headsets This Holiday Season
Microsoft to Ship Consumer VR Headsets This Holiday Season

Microsoft didn't go into details about its plans for the game console; the company has said in the past that it wants "Project Scorpio" to be VR-capable. Any user can head to their local game store, purchase an Xbox One and delve into its depths in order to develop and ship games for the console. The SDK is a core element in the offering, allowi...

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  • Snapchat stock finishes up 44% on first day
Snapchat stock finishes up 44% on first day

Snap is the first U.S. IPO to exclusively sell nonvoting stock, depriving shareholders of a say in corporate matters entirely. Twitter, which is struggling to revive lagging user growth and revenue, cited Snap among the many internet companies that compete fiercely for the same users.

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  • Wild trade for Hanzal and White
Wild trade for Hanzal and White

White, who turns 29 next month, has seven goals and six assists in 46 games this season for the Coyotes. Both players are unrestricted free agents at the end of the season. Further, Bob from Hashtag Hockey called him Euro Kelso, but our own Tony Abbott thinks shortening it to Kelso would be more appealing. The move signals an aggressive approach ...

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  • Congress, Sheila Dikshit in damage control mode
Congress, Sheila Dikshit in damage control mode

He took on Prime Minister, Narendra Modi's "Make in India campaign" while stating 'Made in China is readily available.' He further said that even his phone is 'Made in China'. He is fighting for the rights of farmers, SCs, STs and poor."In a clarification of sorts issued by Dikshit with a hashtag DontTwistMyWords, she tweeted, "Rahul has the sensit...

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  • Kyrgios stands between French and Marseille title
Kyrgios stands between French and Marseille title

Tsonga is in his second straight final, having won the title in Rotterdam last week and will face the victor of the second semifinal between his countrymen Richard Gasquet and Lucas Pouille . Pouille won the final game of the first to move ahead and withstood a Gasquet comeback from 5-0 down in the second to reach his third career ATP final.

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  • SpaceX cargo craft fails to dock with space station, will try again
SpaceX cargo craft fails to dock with space station, will try again

SpaceX has suffered two major failures in the last two years - a June 2015 supply mission that exploded minutes after launch , and a rocket that exploded during fueling on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in September. Dragon is carrying more than 5,000 pounds (2268 kg) supplies and payloads, including critical materials to suppo...

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  • Survey reveals record number of manatees spotted in Florida waters
Survey reveals record number of manatees spotted in Florida waters

The development comes 12 months after federal wildlife officials mulled the removal of the animal from the endangered species list. Florida residents have counted a massive number of manatees swimming in Florida waters this year. Attempting to spot manatees for the count can be hard, since they only surface every five minutes or so to breathe. ...

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  • Zuckerberg Wants Facebook To Stand Against Anti-Globalization Movement
Zuckerberg Wants Facebook To Stand Against Anti-Globalization Movement

Modi recently asked his ministers to share their meetings and information on Facebook so that they can receive direct feedback from citizens, the Facebook CEO wrote in a 5,700-worded post on its " Community Standard " Page. But then Zuckerberg highlighted the growing global uncertainty and fear of a wide-open world among a wide swath of people. It ...

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  • Spain's Princess Cristina cleared in tax trial
Spain's Princess Cristina cleared in tax trial

A panel of judges ruled that Cristina, the sister of King Felipe VI, will be required to pay almost 265,000 euros (more than $280,000) in fines because the court considers that she indirectly benefited from the fraud. The sentencing brings an end to a yearlong trial and closes one chapter of a royal family feud that has lasted more than three years...

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  • Dolphins to release Mario Williams, Branden Albert
Dolphins to release Mario Williams, Branden Albert

One possible team of interest could be the Denver Broncos. That worked out last year with Byron Maxwell (and Vance Joseph's only year as defensive coordinator), but there's no guarantee it'll play out that way again. Mitchell was to make $3.975 million in 2017 (not guaranteed). The cap space freed up by releasing Williams and Mitchell and doing w...

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  • Whales all at sea: No new strandings in Golden Bay
Whales all at sea: No new strandings in Golden Bay

The Department of Conservation says the Golden Bay coastline is clear from Farewell Spit to Collingwood. "These things explode from the stomach, and if you're standing right there, it's not very nice getting a "gut bomb" on your face," operations manager at the New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC), Mike Ogle, told Stuff NZ .

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  • Brown to vote against Trump's pick for EPA administrator
Brown to vote against Trump's pick for EPA administrator

The Biloxi congressman is a co-sponsor of what is basically the one-sentence House resolution " to terminate the Environmental Protection Agency " with fellow Republicans Rep. Pruitt's nomination was passed onto the full Senate last week. Monday's letter from former EPA officials recalls a scathing quote from William K.

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  • The World's Oldest Aquarium Fish Has Died
The World's Oldest Aquarium Fish Has Died

According to the aquarium , lungfish, which can live to be more than 100 years old and are a protected species in Australia, have existed for almost 400m years and fossils show they have remained unchanged for over 100m years. At a party marking his 80 anniversary at the museum, the Australian consul general presented the aquarium with a certif...

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