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Sci-tech Taking it from the top: CDU and SPD restart coalition talks
Author: 0 Taking it from the top: CDU and SPD restart coalition talks

Speaking on behalf of Merkel's CDU, her Bavarian allies CSU as well as the SPD after the first day of talks, the Centre-left SPD's Lars Klingbeil said: "The three party leaders made it clear in their opening statements that given the election results, we can't just go on as before".

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Author: 0 "[$$$] NVIDIA announces 65" 4K 120Hz gaming displays with Android TV built in

Nvidia has also revealed some upgrades to its GeForce Experience PC app, including a new Freestyle feature that allows you to apply a variety of visual filters to your PC games in real time. Sometimes you want to get away from the standard PC desk and get into the living room, but while gaming on the big screen has been possible, there have always been compromises in some areas.

Sci-tech SpaceX successfully launches secret satellite after weeks-long delay
Author: 0 SpaceX successfully launches secret satellite after weeks-long delay

This video shows the 229-foot-tall (70-meter) Falcon 9 rocket taking off from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad at 8 p.m. EST Jan. 7 (0100 GMT Jan. Amateur satellite trackers who specialize in tracking classified missions suspected Zuma may be an experimental spacecraft testing new technologies, possibly sensors for watching close approaches between spacecraft.

Sci-tech Secret SpaceX 'Zuma' launch scheduled for Sunday
Author: 0 Secret SpaceX 'Zuma' launch scheduled for Sunday

SpaceX lofted the super-secret Zuma spacecraft for the US government tonight (Jan. 8), successfully executing a mission that also featured yet another landing by the first stage of the company's Falcon 9 rocket. An exact date for the inaugural launch has not been set, but Musk wrote on Instagram last week that SpaceX is looking to do it before the end of the month.

Author: 0 Helena Bonham Carter might be joining The Crown and we're conflicted

One of the most tragic things about The Crown was the news that after this current season they would be changing up the cast in order to properly portray the later years of the monarchy. This isn't the first time Bonham Carter has starred in a regal role - the Harry Potter actress also played Princess Margaret's mother, the original Queen Elizabeth (also known as the Queen Mother) in the Academy Award winning film, The King's Speech .

Sci-tech North Korea accepts South Korea's offer of talks on Jan 9
Author: 0 North Korea accepts South Korea's offer of talks on Jan 9

Tensions have been high after North Korea carried out multiple missile launches a year ago, including a number of intercontinental ballistic missiles, and its sixth atomic test, by far its most powerful to date. Perhaps the best argument for allowing South Korea some room for diplomatic manoeuvre is the fact that its population is the most at risk from North Korea.

Author: 0 FCC chair Ajit Pai backs out of CES appearance

While the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not immediately respond to Recode , a spokesperson for the Consumer Technology Association, which hosts the event, declined to comment, and an FCC spokesman for Pai said the agency does "not comment on security measures or concerns".

Sci-tech Millions of computer processors worldwide contain serious security flaw
Author: 0 Millions of computer processors worldwide contain serious security flaw

The exact bug appears to be related to the way that regular apps and programs can discover the contents of protect kernel memory areas. But with this disclosure, attacks can be crafted by knowledgeable hackers - which is why there has been a race to patch these vulnerabilities throughout the software ecosystem.

Sci-tech Burnout Paradise HD Remaster Coming to PS4 in Japan
Author: 0 Burnout Paradise HD Remaster Coming to PS4 in Japan

Those who have fond memories of the original game will be pleased to learn that publisher Electronic Arts has announced a remaster of the title for the PlayStation 4. The confirmation came from a Japanese store listing that only had the PS4 edition, but it's nearly certain it'll come to both PS4 and Xbox One. No word yet on whether this is just a straight port, or an enhanced version of the game.

Author: 0 Apple devices are already protected against Meltdown without any hit to performance

Meltdown does not affect the Apple Watch, it said, as the bug was an issue with Intel processors which are not contained in that device. The security bugs, which were first discovered by security researchers at Google , apply to all modern processors and can be exploited by hackers through malicious apps running on a device.

Sci-tech Reliance Jio slashes monthly tariffs by Rs50, hikes data limit
Author: 0 Reliance Jio slashes monthly tariffs by Rs50, hikes data limit

Now, users can recharge for Rs 349 and get 1GB 4G data per day for 70 days, or get extended validity of up to 84 days for Rs 399 and 91 days for Rs 449. You get 2.1GB 4G data with this plan and you can recharge with it here. Reliance Jio's Rs 198 recharge offer now gives 42GB app, contrasted with the prior offering of 28GB with a validity of 28 days.

Author: 0 Analysts See $0.86 EPS for Intel Corporation

Moreno Evelyn V who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $208.66B market cap company. In related news, insider Venkata S.M. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Intel Corporation now shows a Weekly Performance of -3.64%, where Monthly Performance is -0.13%, Quarterly performance is 12.94%, 6 Months performance is 32.11% and yearly performance percentage is 22.03%.

Author: 0 Companies scrambling to protect networks from chip security flaw

Apple's statement also said there are no known exploits now impacting customers. Apple Watch is not affected by Meltdown . Thus, Safari patch has been issued for the Meltdown bug, and Apple said that it's working on a fix for Spectre , which should be available "in the coming days".

Sci-tech Nintendo Will Unbundle Neon Pink and Green Joy-Cons
Author: 0 Nintendo Will Unbundle Neon Pink and Green Joy-Cons

That only applied for the USA, though - the green and pink controllers have been sold separately in Europe and Japan for some time now. Personally, I'm still waiting to get the red Super Mario Odyssey controllers, but these are a nice alternative.

Sci-tech Nokia 6 (2018) announced with Snapdragon 630 SoC
Author: 0 Nokia 6 (2018) announced with Snapdragon 630 SoC

The only difference lies in the positioning of the fingerprint scanner. For starters, there's no home button on the front and Nokia 6 (2018) uses capacitive on-screen keys for navigation. However, the general specs of the phone's camera are still identical to last year's Nokia 6 with 16MP PDAF rear camera and 8MP fixed focus wide-angle front camera .

Sci-tech HP Reveals Durable Chromebooks for Schools, Businesses
Author: 0 HP Reveals Durable Chromebooks for Schools, Businesses

Although both the Chromebooks can very well be used as regular everyday machines, HP is targeting them at specific audiences. Chromebook laptops are low-end computing devices that are meant for basic usage like document editing and Web browsing.

Sci-tech Reliance Jio Happy New Year 2018 offer gives either Rs
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Happy New Year 2018 offer gives either Rs

Now this same pack will offer 1GB data per day, which effectively means 28GB data for Rs 149 only. Airtel has revised its Rs 799 plan and users will now be getting unlimited local and national calls along with free roaming, 100 local and national SMS per day and 3.5GB 3G or 4G data per day.

Sci-tech Study Finds First Direct Proof of Ozone Hole Recovery
Author: 0 Study Finds First Direct Proof of Ozone Hole Recovery

The report published on NASA's site reveals that the measurements taken during the research reveals a decrease in chlorine chemicals in the layer, which is a direct result of an worldwide ban on man-made chemicals which contain chlorine over the years.