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Science Nuclear DNA 'genome' may bring Tasmanian Tiger back to life
Author: 0 Nuclear DNA 'genome' may bring Tasmanian Tiger back to life

But Beth Shapiro, an evolutionary geneticist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, whose team has sequenced the genomes of extinct animals such as the passenger pigeon , warns that genome projects can not solve the problem of disappearing species.

Science Intel unveils Pentium Silver Celeron advance processors
Author: 0 Intel unveils Pentium Silver Celeron advance processors

Intel has said that the new Intel Pentium Silver and Intel Celeron processors are based on Intel's architecture codenamed Gemini Lake, and are engineered for a great balance of performance and connectivity for the things people do every day - working on office documents and spreadsheets, browsing online, enjoying favorite shows and movies, and editing photos - with great battery life .

Science Instagram now lets you follow hashtags just like you follow people
Author: 0 Instagram now lets you follow hashtags just like you follow people

This materializes within the Instagram app as the ability to follow hashtags . To follow a hashtag , simply search for a topic and choose the "follow" button at the top, as seen in the above screenshots. Hashtags could have multiple meanings and this is why Instagram is letting users basically "train" how the algorithm works. The addition of hashtag following - and the hashtag's role as a proxy for people's interests and a tool to reach people with those interests - could pave a new ...

Science Facebook will no longer route tax through Ireland in global shake up
Author: 0 Facebook will no longer route tax through Ireland in global shake up

Facebook started billing customers in the United Kingdom from its local subsidiary, rather than through Ireland, a move that resulted in an increased tax bill for the company in the UK. That means that rather than directly route its revenue to its worldwide headquarters in Dublin, local policymakers and governments will potentially get an opportunity for greater visibility into the company's revenue related to local advertising sales.

Science Juno data offers new insights into Jupiter's Great Red Spot
Author: 0 Juno data offers new insights into Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The video, released Monday, takes us on a dramatic simulated journey over and through Jupiter's swirling clouds and back up through the Great Red Spot . The new zone was recognised by the Jupiter Energetic Particle Detector Instrument examination. Among other things, Juno has also spotted a couple of new radiation zones - one revealing high-energy particles within the inner edges of Jupiter's relativistic electron radiation belt and the other with high-energy hydrogen, oxygen and ...

Science Rumor: Battlefield Bad Company 3 in development
Author: 0 Rumor: Battlefield Bad Company 3 in development

Setting: Mid to post-Vietnam conflict. If you took a poll of every Battlefield fan and asked them what they wanted, Bad Company 3 would rank pretty high, right next to 'don't bring that Battlefront 2 loot box stuff over here.' According to a supposed leak, from the same YouTuber who predicted Battlefield 1 a few months before its unveiling, that's exactly what's going on with Battlefield 2018 .

Science Human-sizeed ancient penguin fossils found in New Zealand
Author: 0 Human-sizeed ancient penguin fossils found in New Zealand

New Zealand was once home to a breed of penguin taller than an adult man and weighing more than 100kg, researchers have discovered. The rectangles emphasise the humerus and a bone from the shoulder girdle (coracoid), which are shown separated from the original bone cluster.

Science 25000 children in Britain are problem gamblers, report finds
Author: 0 25000 children in Britain are problem gamblers, report finds

With scrutiny on skin gambling at an all time high after high profile cases involving prominent YouTubers , the UK Gambling Commission has published their annual report on gambling habits and practices in the UK, and for the first time the industry regulator looked at the practice of skin betting and specifically how the practice effects 11-16 year olds.

Science The Xbox One's YouTube app just got 4K video support
Author: 0 The Xbox One's YouTube app just got 4K video support

However we would like to confirm that the 4K support is only now rolling out to Xbox One X users and Xbox One S users would need to wait for the new year to enjoy 4K streaming support on thier consoles along with HDR support. Did you already see the update on your Xbox One, and if so have you been able to watch YouTube videos in 4K? The Xbox One X app for YouTube has now had this not-so-little detail now rectified and can now fully stream videos that have been uploaded in 4K ultra HD in ...

Science Alien Technology May Be Floating Into Our Solar System
Author: 0 Alien Technology May Be Floating Into Our Solar System

Scientists will first be testing it for the signs of radio signals to support claims it could be an alien probe . "The more I study this object, the more unusual it appears, making me wonder whether it might be an artificially made probe which was sent by an alien civilisation", Professor Avi Loeb, the chair of Harvard's astronomy department and one of Milner's advisers on Breakthrough Listen , wrote in the email.

Science SpaceX launch rescheduled for Wednesday
Author: 0 SpaceX launch rescheduled for Wednesday

Space Age hand-me-downs are soaring to a whole new level. The capsule will be making a return trip to the space station when it is launched on a recycled rocket for NASA on Tuesday, Dec. This latest Dragon to fly - loaded with almost 5,000 pounds of food, gear and experiments, and likely some Christmas presents - first flew in 2015. SpaceX director Jessica Jensen says both the rocket and space craft are "flight proven", but the launch pad is brand new.

Science Geminid meteor shower arrives overnight
Author: 0 Geminid meteor shower arrives overnight

A waning crescent moon will preside over the Geminids, casting insufficient light to blot out the show. "Good rates will be seen between 7:30 p.m. on Dec. People across the city and elsewhere in the country will get an unbelievable opportunity to witness a meteor shower display on Wednesday night. The Geminids can be seen with the naked eye, but you'll need to find a spot where the skies are very dark.

Science Nokia 6 (2018) passes TENAA, may come out soon
Author: 0 Nokia 6 (2018) passes TENAA, may come out soon

HMD Global alias Nokia is getting ready to launch the next generation Android-powered Nokia smartphones and here is the first smartphone the Nokia 6 (2018 ) from the list, which is expected to replace the Nokia 6 , which really did well in the Indian market.

Science Email pointed Trump campaign to WikiLeaks documents that were already public
Author: 0 Email pointed Trump campaign to WikiLeaks documents that were already public

It came two months after the site publicly released the emails and one month before it began disseminating those of Clinton's campaign chairman. Trump's lawyer, Alan Futerfas, told the outlet that his client had no recollection of it. and two other senior members of Trump's campaign, Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort, met with a Russian attorney at Trump Tower. Mr Trump Jr has repeatedly denied wrongdoing and during testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee on 8 December said he ...

Science Google has three
Author: 0 Google has three "Appsperiments" for mobile photography

Each name refers to the app's primary function, though you won't be able to use all three on the same device. The idea is that you shoot a video, and then the app will pick out what it thinks are the most interesting frames and use them to produce a single image that looks a bit like a movie storyboard or a page from a comic book.

Science BBC launches full voice service for Echo devices
Author: 0 BBC launches full voice service for Echo devices

The Alexa Skill gives access to live and on demand content from the BBC's 10 national, 6 United Kingdom nations and 40 local radio stations as well as BBC World Service Radio. At the peak of the holiday shopping season, all of these devices are discounted to some of their lowest prices yet (we say this at every major sale event and are happy to report the discounts just keep getting better and better each year).

Science IPhone Xc: Compact and affordable version of iPhone X
Author: 0 IPhone Xc: Compact and affordable version of iPhone X

The 6.5-inch OLED iPhone model is too expected to have a larger battery ranging between 3,300mAh and 3,400mAh. Will the sales be the same for the following iPhones next year? He said that the company developed two-cell designs which will be in "L" shape rather than rectangular to allow for bigger batteries.