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Sci-tech Lunar probe race to end without victor
Author: 0 Lunar probe race to end without victor

There are now four teams competing for the Lunar Xprize: India-based TeamIndus , Silicon Valley-based Moon Express , Israel-based company SpaceIL , and Synergy Moon . SpaceIL announced in December a fundraising effort that sought to raise $30 million by the end of the year, but team leaders acknowledged at the time that even if the fundraising effort was successful it would likely not be ready to launch until later in 2018.

Sci-tech Microsoft Xbox One X Launched in India: Price, Release Date
Author: 0 Microsoft Xbox One X Launched in India: Price, Release Date

In other words, the Xbox Game Pass holders will receive any new game from Microsoft Studios the same day as other non-game pass holders will receive. "We are delighted to offer the world's most powerful console with access to most diverse games line-up in Xbox history, including Forza Motorsport 7, Assassin's Creed: Origins, Cuphead and Super Lucky's Tale", Priyadarshi Mohapatra, country general manager, consumer and devices sales, Microsoft India , told reporters here.

Sci-tech Heavenly trifecta: A supermoon, blue moon and lunar eclipse next week
Author: 0 Heavenly trifecta: A supermoon, blue moon and lunar eclipse next week

A super blue blood moon is a second full moon in a month, closer to Earth than usual in a lunar eclipse. A "blood moon" happens when Earth's moon is in full eclipse. "Again, you'll have more success if you can go to a high place with a clear view to the West", Johnston said. Claimed to have been last witnessed over 150 years ago on March 31, 1866, the skies will surely be a treat for sore eyes with the super blue blood moon! Next week's full moon will also be tabbed a supermoon .

Sci-tech Original Range Rover Sets Template for High-Zoot SV Coupe
Author: 0 Original Range Rover Sets Template for High-Zoot SV Coupe

A limited-edition Range Rover coupe is being built to celebrate Land Rover's 70th anniversary - and provide a nod to the original three-door Range Rover . "This is a vehicle that will resonate on an emotional level". Inside, meanwhile, the SV Coupe will certainly be striking. John Edwards, Land Rover Special Operations managing director, said: " Land Rover created the luxury SUV sector with Range Rover nearly 50 years ago".

Sci-tech Watch an Apple iPhone battery explode after a man chews on it
Author: 0 Watch an Apple iPhone battery explode after a man chews on it

It is mentioned that the man has bitten the battery to test the authenticity of it. Both the man and woman were momentarily engulfed in flames. Video of the inadvisable act surfaced on Chinese social media over the weekend. Gizmodo rightfully noted that iPhone batteries don't have much gold in them , but they do contain a lot of toxic items that no one should ingest.

Sci-tech Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet vote yes to end government shutdown
Author: 0 Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet vote yes to end government shutdown

Senate Democrats bowed to Republicans and agreed to measures that would fund the government through February 8. It would then be sent to President Donald Trump for his signature, ending a three-day government shutdown . The agreement marks the first time Democrats have received a hard deadline for a vote on an immigration bill. It's Senator Schumer's job to keep the caucus together and fight for progressive values.

Sci-tech PS4 God Of War Release Date Has Finally Been Announced
Author: 0 PS4 God Of War Release Date Has Finally Been Announced

Sony has finally announced an official release date for their new God Of War game, but it won't be out until after Easter. Some pre-orders form specific retailers will also get you the Luck of Ages XP Boost, which gives you +10 Luck and has 1 Enchantment Slot.

Sci-tech Woman dragged out of car, raped in front of husband in India
Author: 0 Woman dragged out of car, raped in front of husband in India

The woman was returning home after attending a family function in her brother-in-law's vehicle. The fifth accused involved in a brawl, in which a 22-year-old woman was allegedly dragged out of a auto and raped by the roadside in Sector 57 on Sunday, was arrested late on Monday night.

Sci-tech Researchers believe Australia was part of North America 1.7B years ago
Author: 0 Researchers believe Australia was part of North America 1.7B years ago

Scientists recently discovered a region of Australia that was once part of North America, bolstering support for the idea that the two existed as a unified "supercontinent" almost two billion years ago. student Adam Nordsvan said in the school's report. Although scientists are still piecing together the jigsaw-puzzle pieces, they have good hints that another supercontinent called Nuna, sometimes known as Columbia, existed prior to Pangaea .

Sci-tech Snapchat makes Stories easier to share. Just not yours
Author: 0 Snapchat makes Stories easier to share. Just not yours

At first, this feature will only be available for Seach Stories, Official Stories , and Our Stories that are found in the app's Discover section. If you wanted to share someone else's story, you'd have to screen-grab or screen-record the image or video.

Author: 0 (NASDAQ:MSFT) is Tufton Capital Management's 2nd Largest Position

The hedge fund run by Jonathan Lourie held 228,837 shares of the health care company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $4.84 million, up from 108,837 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Clean Yield invested in 0.82% or 12,285 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies owns 6,910 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Corp, a New York-based fund reported 879,437 shares.

Sci-tech Pandemonium as One Dies of Lassa Fever in Kogi
Author: 0 Pandemonium as One Dies of Lassa Fever in Kogi

The Commissioner for Information, Yemi Olowolabi, told PREMIUM TIMES that 18 of the cases were confirmed at Owo local government area, three in Akure south, one in Akure north, and two in Akoko west. A doctor in Kogi State, Idowu Ahmed, who contracted Lassa fever while treating a seven-month old baby, has died of the disease even as the baby died on last Friday - a day it was admitted.

Sci-tech Microsoft to put new Xbox games into subscription plan
Author: 0 Microsoft to put new Xbox games into subscription plan

It is the first Xbox console to run 4K "Ultra HD" graphics, which pits it right against the PS4 Pro. Although boasting these features, the One X is both slimmer and lighter than the Xbox One S. Overall, Microsoft's console is expensive but it is technically more advanced compared to PS4. Once known as Project Scorpio, Microsoft Xbox One X has been conceptualised as a high-end console from the beginning.

Sci-tech Animal Crossing Switch Game Hinted at by Nintendo Trademark Filing
Author: 0 Animal Crossing Switch Game Hinted at by Nintendo Trademark Filing

After making a huge impact on the Nintendo 3DS eShop, we've made a decision to bring SteamWorld Dig to PC / Mac / Linux. In fact, according to reports, the hybrid console has made the record as the fastest-selling console in US history. A year later, it appears that Fils-Aime's statements hold true. This sale made a 27% increase in the sales rate of the 3DS for the month of December and made its lifetime sales 21 million units.

Sci-tech Metal Gear Survive Producer Yuji Korekado Says There's No Loot-Boxes
Author: 0 Metal Gear Survive Producer Yuji Korekado Says There's No Loot-Boxes

On the one hand, Korekado's comments will assuage concerns that Metal Gear Survive players will be at a significant disadvantage if they do not fork out for microtransactions. In an interview with Gamespot , a Konami spokesperson revealed that the game will require a persistent internet connection, no matter what mode you're playing.

Author: 0 Apple's HomePod to Launch February 9th, Preorders Start Friday

The speaker itself seems unchanged since its announcement in the summer of 2017. With the HomePod's release so early in the year, it's possible we'll receive word on additional domains at WWDC this June. The bin-like speaker was originally set to ship in time for Christmas, but Apple was forced to push back the release date , saying it "needs a little more time before it's ready for our customers".

Sci-tech Acer announces a trio of new Chrome OS devices
Author: 0 Acer announces a trio of new Chrome OS devices

In terms of display, the Acer Chromebook 11 can be purchased with either an 11.6-inch IPS touchscreen display (C732T) or a non-touch IPS or TN display (C732). It'll support Android apps from the Google Play store, too, while ports include two USB 3.0, two USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1 ports - which support charging, 5 Gbps data, and an external HD display - and a microSD reader.

Sci-tech DEALS: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Gets a Price Cut
Author: 0 DEALS: Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Gets a Price Cut

According to the rumour mill, the company is planning to rebrand the Redmi 5 Plus in India as the Redmi Note 5 . Mi Nepal has officially dropped the price of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 in Nepal. A report by IDC states that Xiaomi registered a whopping growth of 120 percent in Q3, 2017, out of which, the Redmi Note 4 alone contributed 40 percent.

Sci-tech Campaign to save Reef from starfish
Author: 0 Campaign to save Reef from starfish

The Queensland Government has reopened the consultation process for submissions on reef protection regulations after putting the consultation process on hold in October past year to avoid the state election period. "Meanwhile, you have members of Turnbull's LNP, like Ian MacDonald and George Christensen, running around saying climate change is a hoax and the stuff of science fiction - which contradicts federal investment to improve reef conditions".