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Author: 0 Solar System may have a ninth planet

The mysterious planet is estimated to be about 10 times massive than planet earth and probably 20 times further from the sun than the eighth planet Neptune. Pluto was considered the ninth planet in the solar system until around a decade ago, when it became clear there were plenty of other objects just as big floating around.

Sci-tech Russian Federation launches sixth European environmental observation satellite
Author: 0 Russian Federation launches sixth European environmental observation satellite

The ESA's Sentinel-5P satellite was launched in a Russian Rokot missile from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome launch pad in the Arkhangelsk region in northwestern Russia. The Sentinel-5P satellite is designed for a mission life of about seven years but carries enough fuel to last a decade, ESA officials said. Today was "a great day for the United Kingdom...

Sci-tech Supervolcano Suspected of Erupting Much Sooner than Thought
Author: 0 Supervolcano Suspected of Erupting Much Sooner than Thought

Meaning, the conditions that lead to supereruptions could happen within a human lifetime, according to the New York Times . Geologists believe Yellowstone's last super-eruption took place about 631,000 years ago. With so much talk lately about asteroids and biblical doomsday predictions, scientists are saying that people anxious about the end of the world shouldn't be looking to the sky: they should be looking down at the ground, CBS New York reports.

Author: 0 90GB of 4G data for 3 months, unlimited voice calls

However, the data they are offering and the validity period of the offers differ. Vodafone's festive offer competes with Reliance Jio's Rs 399 plan. Under this plan, the Jio clients will have an every day FUP point of confinement of 1GB. Under this offer, Jio Prime clients on recharging before Oct 19 with Rs 399 will get 100% cashback.

Sci-tech US urges Kenya security forces to use restraint
Author: 0 US urges Kenya security forces to use restraint

National Super Alliance supporters on Friday defied a ban by acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i and flocked the streets of Kenya's main cities. Opposition coalition chief executive officer Norman Magaya said that police have allowed government supporters into the banned protest areas and that they were attacking opposition supporters.

Author: 0 Flipkart Big Diwali Sale 2017

Xiaomi is also conducting its Diwali sale on Mi.com wherein the company is offering discounts on Redmi Note 4 , Redmi 4, Mi Max 2 and other devices. Rival Flipkart is also offering interesting deals on a range of brands and mobile phones as well as launching new ones.

Author: 0 Asteroid 2012 TC4 may collide with Earth on its next visit

The space rock zoomed about 26,000 miles over Antarctica on October 12. How close will TC4 come to Earth? The Earth's sourn end of tangent of asteroid, close passage 14 hours after moon's 277 thousand kilometerswas recorded near. So if it was a large asteroid, it would be something to be more concerned about, but even if it had entered the Earth's atmosphere last night, it likely would've burned up before it struck the Earth.

Sci-tech Fmr LLC Cuts Position in HOSTESS BRANDS (TWNK)
Author: 0 Fmr LLC Cuts Position in HOSTESS BRANDS (TWNK)

Finally, Marshall Wace North America L.P. bought a new position in Hostess Brands in the 2nd quarter valued at about $26,466,000. The company has also introduced or announced plans for a Twinkies Cappuccino for the convenience store channel, a line of collaborative ice cream products under Hostess brands and Deep Fried Twinkies found exclusively at Wal-Mart.

Sci-tech Worth Observing Stock: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
Author: 0 Worth Observing Stock: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)

When calculating in the EPS estimates for the current year from sell-side analysts, the Price to current year EPS stands at 52.20%. The rating scale runs from 1 to 5 with 5 indicating a Strong Sell, 1 indicating a Strong Buy and 3 indicating a Hold.

Sci-tech Penguin disaster as just two chicks live
Author: 0 Penguin disaster as just two chicks live

The conservation organisation has been supporting research with French scientists in the region monitoring penguin numbers since 2010. He said: "The conditions are set for this to happen more frequently due to the breaking of the Mertz glacier in 2010 that changed the configuration of the stretch of sea in front of the colony".

Sci-tech Red Flag Warnings in California and Colorado
Author: 0 Red Flag Warnings in California and Colorado

Anticipating continuing gusty winds, the National Weather Service has extended a wind warning for Friday and Saturday in the north valley. In the San Gabriel Mountains in L.A. "Any fires that develop will spread rapidly", the National Weather Service Monterey Bay said. Including the San Gabriel mountains. The heavy winds and dry conditions that caused 17 wildfires in the North Bay are predicted to return Wednesday and potentially affect parts of the East Bay.

Author: 0 IGN acquires Humble Bundle

You can read the full statement regarding the purchase on the Humble Blog. Now a subsidiary of IGN , the company will apparently go through minimal operational changes, but now sport a greatly increased reserve of resources. "If it's not broken, don't fix it", said IGN executive vice president Mitch Galbraith in a conversation with Gamasutra in regards to the deal. "We want to stick to the fundamentals in the short term.

Sci-tech Qualcomm wants Apple to stop production and sales of iPhones in China
Author: 0 Qualcomm wants Apple to stop production and sales of iPhones in China

US Chipmaker Qualcomm is attempting to strike a devastating blow to Apple's operations, with a lawsuit seeking to ban the manufacture and sale of the iPhone in China . Apple's ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm is heating up today in a serious way. In July, it filed a similar claim in the USA, pointing to six patents that it said Apple was in violation of.

Sci-tech More details revealed about South Park: The Fractured but Whole Season Pass
Author: 0 More details revealed about South Park: The Fractured but Whole Season Pass

Releasing sometime in 2018, the player must "team up with The Coon and Mysterion to defeat a demonic presence at Casa Bonita". So, mostly costume packs and slight add-ons, but still pretty ideal for fans of the South Park franchise. Of course, all the aforementioned DLC can be purchased separately for those who don't want to spend $29.99 on the season pass. Prices for each DLC range from $1.99 to $11.99 - with the total purchased separately going as high as around $37.

Sci-tech After posting record profit, Samsung CEO resigns
Author: 0 After posting record profit, Samsung CEO resigns

Lee, who was found guilty in August of bribery, perjury and other charges relating to payments made by Samsung to ousted president Park Geun-hye's secret confidante Choi Soon-sil, is appealing his five-year sentence. Kwon is also leaving his position as chief executive of Samsung Display, which he has held since 2016. Kwon's departure from Samsung makes way for a new management that can finish the company's delayed reshuffle of its top executives.

Author: 0 Spike In Atmospheric CO2 Related To El Nino

Three hotspots at the Equator, warmed by the most recent El Niño, drove a sharp spike in global carbon dioxide increases in 2015 and 2016, according to observations from a NASA satellite. A study published Thursday in the journal Science found that the super-sized El Nino a couple of years ago led to an increase of 2.5 billion tons of carbon into the air.

Sci-tech Aston Martin DB11 Volante revealed
Author: 0 Aston Martin DB11 Volante revealed

Powered by a new 4.0-litre twin-turbo 503bhp V8, the DB11 Volante boasts an 8-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission, electric power steering and limited-slip differential with dynamic torque vectoring. Visually the DB11 Volante retains the styling of the coupe, but its soft top can provide the open air experience in a mere 14 seconds. "To protect the former you need strength and rigidity, but to preserve the latter you need to keep weight to a minimum".

Sci-tech Samsung to showcase Bixby 2.0 on October 18
Author: 0 Samsung to showcase Bixby 2.0 on October 18

Chung was earlier the heading the platform and solution lab at Samsung Research America located in Silicon Valley. Rhee played a big roll in the launch of Bixby, but also works in Samsung's mobile payment and mobile health categories, as well.

Sci-tech Dragon Age Creative Director Leaves BioWare
Author: 0 Dragon Age Creative Director Leaves BioWare

In his 14 years at the studio, he worked on multiple RPG franchises, including Mass Effect and Jade Empire . It is only appropriate that in his letter to the public that he ends it with a popular Elven endearment from the Dragon Age series, "Ma Serannas", which means "My thanks/thank you".

Sci-tech Osinbajo: Why I approved NNPC loans
Author: 0 Osinbajo: Why I approved NNPC loans

Speaking to reporters during the ground-breaking of the multi-billion naira Bonny-Bodo road project in Rivers state on Thursday, Osinbajo said he gave the approval as required by the law. He had said the Vice President approved the recommendations for the contracts as part of necessary actions to deal with the backlog of unpaid cash calls and incentivise investments.