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Sci-tech NASA considering missions to comet and Saturn's Moon Titan
Author: 0 NASA considering missions to comet and Saturn's Moon Titan

One of the finalists, named 'Dragonfly, ' is a lander that would head to Saturn's moon Titan. An artist's conception shows the CAESAR probe collecting a sample from the surface of Comet 67/P Churyumov-Gerasimenko. "We can design for specific conditions we know to exist, and that increases the chances of success for a very hard activity, which is grabbing a sample from the surface of a comet", says Steven Squyres, lead investigator of the second finalist, the Comet Astrobiology Exploration ...

Author: 0 Amazon Music Storage subscriptions are being retired

If you have a subscription plan and music in the cloud locker, you won't be able to stream or download your MP3s after January 2019. Free and paying customers of Amazon Music Storage can access the subscription settings on the Amazon Music Settings page.

Sci-tech 5000yo Irish tomb's winter solstice magic to be livestreamed
Author: 0 5000yo Irish tomb's winter solstice magic to be livestreamed

During the period, northern parts of the USA are to experience zero to six hours of sunlight daily, while states that lie south will have nine to 10.5 hours. A solar day is completed as the Earth makes a full revolution on its axis relative to the motion of the sun. Each year, the OPW runs a Winter Solstice Lottery - in 2017, it says , over 33,000 people applied from as far afield as Austria, Italy and the US.

Sci-tech SpaceX shows off powerful Falcon Heavy rocket ahead of first launch
Author: 0 SpaceX shows off powerful Falcon Heavy rocket ahead of first launch

But the massive 27-engine rocket likely won't get too far off the ground when it finally takes off in Cape Canaveral, Florida. "OMG" was a common reaction . Let's hope that Musk's intention to hit the Falcon Heavy's January 2018 deadline is a bit more honest. "There's a lot of risk associated with Falcon Heavy, a real good chance that that vehicle does not make it to orbit", he said of the maiden flight.

Sci-tech 2017's worst passwords will leave you horrified
Author: 0 2017's worst passwords will leave you horrified

The two most used in 2017 were "123456" and "password". I use a couple of passwords based on an old favorite book, but they have nothing to do with the title and they have special characters. Password "123456" was the top worst password followed by "password." and a newly entered "123456789" came on the 6th number while "letmein" stood on the 7th rank as the worst used password of the year 2017.

Sci-tech Twitch Launches Game Show for Aspiring Live Streamers
Author: 0 Twitch Launches Game Show for Aspiring Live Streamers

The Show will see contestants facing challenges created to "test important streamer skills" with the victor taking away a $60,000 prize, in order to support themselves and dedicate themesleves to their streaming career for the next 12 months.

Sci-tech Magic Leap finally proves its mixed reality glasses are real
Author: 0 Magic Leap finally proves its mixed reality glasses are real

The mixed-reality glasses will ship in 2018, and while preorders aren't yet open (and there's no price point), you can sign up to be the first to know when it's available. It's still unclear how big or heavy Magic Leap One will be. The headset is pretty similar to designs that have come out previously in patents and leaks, the bulkiness of the front of the headset is perhaps slightly surprising however and the size of the frames might call into question just how large Magic Leap has been ...

Author: 0 IPhone battery problems? Apple accused of slowing down older iPhones

The drive of the research was that while battery life is expected to dwindle the more a device is used due to increased recharging cycles, this shouldn't really affect performance. iOS 10.2.1 already has over 50% of active iOS devices upgraded, and the diagnostic data we've received from upgraders shows that, for this small percentage of users experiencing the issue, we're seeing a more than 80% reduction in iPhone 6s and over 70% reduction on iPhone 6 of devices unexpectedly shutting down.

Sci-tech Pradhyumn murder case: Minor accused to be tried as an adult
Author: 0 Pradhyumn murder case: Minor accused to be tried as an adult

The 16-year-old accused in the Pradyuman Thakur murder case will be tried as an adult, the Juvenile Justice Board ruled today . The family and lawyers of the seven-year-old Ryan school student who was murdered inside the school premises in September, had demanded that the Class XI boy apprehended in the case by the CBI be tried as an adult and be given strict punishment.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S9+ gets tested on Geekbench: CPU, RAM details revealed
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9+ gets tested on Geekbench: CPU, RAM details revealed

Those are some powerful scores and are pretty close to Apple's A11 Bionic chip powered devices. To compare, the Galaxy S8 + got 1790 from the single-core test and 6033 from the multi-score test. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ will retain the same glass sandwich design as with past iterations. The 16-megapixel rear camera has a wider aperture of f/1.7 for better low-light snaps, and a second camera has been added to the front.

Sci-tech Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee Looks More Like a Jeep
Author: 0 Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee Looks More Like a Jeep

The Jeep Cherokee gets a mid-cycle refresh for the 2019 model year, and it debuts at the Detroit Auto Show next month. But along with these four images, it has confirmed that the 2019 Cherokee will encompass a more athletic yet upscale design and more efficient powertrain options.

Sci-tech Cashback On Itel A20 Smartphone
Author: 0 Cashback On Itel A20 Smartphone

Carrying forward this partnership, Itel A20 has been launched at an alluring price of Rs. 1,590, which is actually priced at Rs. 3,690. For those who are going for the Itel A20 needs to remember that they need to recharge their Vodafone accounts with recharge pack of at least Rs.

Sci-tech The Pentagon's Mysterious UFO Surveillance --
Author: 0 The Pentagon's Mysterious UFO Surveillance --"Real Alien Technology Obtained" (WATCH Videos)

Former senate majority leader and retired Nevada lawmaker Harry Reid was AATIP's catalyst, earmarking over $20 million of the defense department's budget to fund it. "Despite overwhelming evidence at both the classified and unclassified levels, certain individuals in the [Defense] Department remain staunchly opposed to further research on what could be a tactical threat to our pilots, sailors and soldiers, and perhaps even an existential threat to our national security", Elizondo said in ...

Sci-tech Elon Musk Thanks UPS For Purchasing 125 Tesla Semi Trucks
Author: 0 Elon Musk Thanks UPS For Purchasing 125 Tesla Semi Trucks

UPS , which operates one of the largest private alternative fuel and advanced technology fleets in the US, and more than 8,500 vehicles throughout the world, says it has provided Tesla with internal trucking lane information as part of its evaluation of the vehicle's expected performance during a UPS duty cycle.

Sci-tech Facebook introduces new tools to fight online harassment
Author: 0 Facebook introduces new tools to fight online harassment

He added, "To help prevent those bad encounters, we are building on existing features that prevent fake and inauthentic accounts on Facebook". It will bock millions of them every day. In some cases, the bullying may take place offline. "We have always been calling for technology companies to consider how new platforms or features can be exploited by perpetrators to abuse and control their victims", she said.

Sci-tech Is Summit Redstone Partners Positive On Shares of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)?
Author: 0 Is Summit Redstone Partners Positive On Shares of Twitter (NYSE:TWTR)?

The stock of Twitter, Inc . (NYSE: TWTR ) earned "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, July 29. Natixis reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Twitter, Inc . Cetera Advisor Networks Ltd Co reported 10,525 shares. Glenmede Na holds 4,470 shares. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for TWTR producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 4.50% and for the month booked as 3.70%.