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Research Intel releases new security patches
Author: 0 Intel releases new security patches

The production microcode updates, which have been released to Intel's OEM customers and partners, are for devices running the eighth generation ( Coffee Lake ), seventh generation ( Kaby Lake ) and sixth generation (Skylyake) of Intel Core processors.

Research SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Launch to February 21
Author: 0 SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Launch to February 21

Financial documents that leaked out to the Wall Street Journal past year suggest it's meant to be a key source of funding for SpaceX , period. The placement is created to satisfy requirements for the Paz satellite , which is set to kick off a $200 million (160 million euro) mission to gather worldwide radar imagery for the Spanish military and other governments, plus commercial clients.

Research INEC Lacks Capacity For Credible Elections
Author: 0 INEC Lacks Capacity For Credible Elections

He called on the worldwide community to closely monitor the nation's electoral process to stop INEC from manipulating the 2019 general elections. The governor said, "INEC does not have the capacity to hold free and fair elections". He reportedly commended the governor for the infrastructural development in the state. Shlagheck stated that he was in Rivers State as part of his familiarization tour of the Niger Delta, pointing out that he started with Rivers State because of the importance of ...

Research Volvo XC40 SUV debuts company's first-ever three-cylinder engine
Author: 0 Volvo XC40 SUV debuts company's first-ever three-cylinder engine

As Volvo plans to launch a hybrid and a fully electric powered version of the XC40 compact SUV in coming years, the new three-cylinder engine has been created to be fitted to the twin-engine plug-in hybrid models. Volvo's current D3 150hp diesel and T4 190hp petrol engines are also added to broaden the XC40 engine offer. XC40 customers have a choice of trim levels, including entry-level Momentum and dynamic R-Design versions, plus the luxurious new Inscription trim level.

Research Lindsey Vonn misses out on gold, takes bronze in the downhill
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn misses out on gold, takes bronze in the downhill

The 15-year-old starlet from the Western Urals seduced the judges with her flawless routine to Black Swan, earning 82.92 points to lead the competition. "I'm proud to have competed for my country, I'm proud to have given it my all". "I'm satisfied with my performance today". "My momentum is picking up", she said.

Research Vonn claims bronze in final Olympic downhill race
Author: 0 Vonn claims bronze in final Olympic downhill race

Goggia's time of 1:39.22 was 0.47 seconds better than Vonn's effort, and 0.09 seconds faster than Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel , who took her second silver of the Games at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre. The Minnesota-born skier has been clear that her next goal after Pyeongchang is to beat Swede Ingemar Stenmark's record of 86 race wins on the World Cup circuit.

Research You Can Now Add Friends to Ongoing Video Calls on Facebook Messenger
Author: 0 You Can Now Add Friends to Ongoing Video Calls on Facebook Messenger

Tapping on that icon will bring up the user's other Messenger contacts. Group audio and video calls were launched for Facebook Messenger users back in 2016. Also, when the group call eventually ends, all who took part will be redirected to an automatically created chat group. But, according to Bloomberg, the feature would not be ready for this year.

Research Trump tries to shift blame to Obama for not countering Russian meddling
Author: 0 Trump tries to shift blame to Obama for not countering Russian meddling

She also said Trump has been tougher on Russian Federation than former President Barack Obama ever was. "We expect Russian Federation to continue using propaganda, social media, false-flag personas, sympathetic spokespeople and other means of influence to try to exacerbate social and political fissures in the United States", Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told the U.S.

Research Nest Cam IQ to get Google Assistant from today
Author: 0 Nest Cam IQ to get Google Assistant from today

Like the smart speaker , you trigger it by saying "OK Google" and then asking a question or giving a command. So that $5 or $10 or $30 per month only gets you video history to a single camera. The light-ring around the Nest Cam IQ - now only really used during the setup process - will illuminate when the camera is listening. Alphabet owns Nest and earlier this month integrated the previously standalone unit into Google's hardware group.

Research All-new Volvo V60 revealed
Author: 0 All-new Volvo V60 revealed

It'll also get Volvo's new design language, looking nearly identical to the 90 series models, with "Thor's Hammer" LED headlights, L-shaped rear lights and sharp styling cues. It also benefits from the latest autobraking technology. This is Volvo so there's plenty of safety stuff on offer including City Safre with Autobrake, Pilot Assist, Run-ff Road Mitigation, Oncoming Lane Mitigation and Cross TRaffic Alert.

Author: 0 Olympic Women's Alpine Skiing Results 2018: Sofia Goggia Wins Gold

She won gold in the event at the Vancouver Olympics and injuries forced her to wait two Olympic cycles to finally defend her title. She certainly didn't back down on the slopes. Goggia described herself as a "samurai" after timing 1min 39.22sec for a first ever downhill title for the Italian women's team. If a screenwriter might have opted to let Vonn leave the scene with a medal of a different hue, she sounded at peace with the result.

Research Apple Securing Supply of Key Ingredient in Its Batteries, Cobalt
Author: 0 Apple Securing Supply of Key Ingredient in Its Batteries, Cobalt

As one of the world's largest consumers of the metal, Apple is reported to be discussing multi-year contracts with mines for quantities of "several thousand metric tons" per annum. So far no major deals have been announced, although BMW's head of procurement told Germany daily FAZ in early February that it was close to securing a 10-year supply deal.

Research Nintendo Switch running Linux will get homebrewers excited
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch running Linux will get homebrewers excited

Fail0verflow posted a screenshot of the Linux hack in action on February 7 , but this is the first video footage the team has released. First, a little background: a few weeks back, modding group fail0verflow shared an image of a Switch console booting Linux.

Research Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact to ditch headphone jack?
Author: 0 Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact to ditch headphone jack?

Sony will have their press announcement on Day 1 of the conference and it seems we'll have two exciting new handsets to check out. The Xperia XZ2 Compact will be a cheaper and smaller version of the XZ2. Among other features, Sony has removed the 3.5mm audio jack and placed the fingerprint sensor on the back of the phones . But as per reports, the Sony devices which are expected to be launched at Mobile World Congress are Sony Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Pro and XZ2 Compact.

Research More Time Needed: SpaceX Reschedules Satellite Launch
Author: 0 More Time Needed: SpaceX Reschedules Satellite Launch

As part of that recovery effort, SpaceX will dispatch a boat named "Mr. Steven" to the recovery area in an attempt to pluck the fairings from the ocean after they land. The Falcon 9 rocket a previously flown first stage booster that also launched the Taiwanese Formosat-5 satellite in August 2017. SpaceX's Dragon 2 capsule was used by NASA to send cargo to the International Space Station.

Research Atari is launching its own cryptocurrency for some reason
Author: 0 Atari is launching its own cryptocurrency for some reason

They gave Atari a 15% stake in their company in order to acquire the rights to use the famous name and logo for their product. The case of the once richest and most promising companies, engaged in creation of video games, arcade machines and consoles , in the last thirty years are not very good, but Atari continues to periodically pop up in the news with new announcements.

Research Trump claims he's been tougher on Russian Federation than Obama was
Author: 0 Trump claims he's been tougher on Russian Federation than Obama was

The Russian nationals indicted last week were charged with working with the Internet Research Agency, a Russian troll farm that used Facebook , Twitter and other online platforms to create social media accounts that spread fake news , impersonated Americans, placed ads that were mostly anti-Hillary Clinton, and more .

Research After delays, Israel successfully tests Arrow 3 long-range missile interceptor
Author: 0 After delays, Israel successfully tests Arrow 3 long-range missile interceptor

Israel's Defense Ministry said Monday Israel and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency conducted overnight a "successful" test of the Arrow-3, a defense system against long range missiles. "The Arrow-3 is designed for long-range threats, as well as unconventional threats", said Patel, appearing to hint at Iran's ballistic capabilities.

Research New Porsche 911 Spotted Sans Camouflage
Author: 0 New Porsche 911 Spotted Sans Camouflage

That makes it the most powerful naturally-aspirated production 911 ever built, although forced induction helps the 911 Turbo and GT2 RS win the overall power-figure battle. The "Weissach Pack", now offered on the GT2 RS , will become available on the GT3 , too . Some sound insulation has been dumped to save more weight, as does a lighter rear engine cover.