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Dota 2 Reveals Two New Heroes for The Dueling Fates Update Dota 2 Reveals Two New Heroes for The Dueling Fates Update
- August 12, 2017

So if you have any questions about the game then it should be answered in here. Aside from these, not much about the game has been revealed. Let's start with what the game actually is. Currently, no concrete release date has been announced by Valve for the game but, we do know that the game will launch sometime in 2018 but, we will have to wait nearly 6-12 months for Valve to announce the release date for Valve's Artifact . (more...)
Malayalam actress attack case: Dileep accuses Manju Warrier of conspiring against him Malayalam actress attack case: Dileep accuses Manju Warrier of conspiring against him
- August 12, 2017

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Friday sought state government's stand on the bail application filed by actor Dileep, the 11th accused in the actor abduction case. In the new petition, besides alleging a "large-scale conspiracy" by a small but powerful section of the film industry against him, he has claimed that he had no connection with the main accused Pulsar Suni. (more...)
Wyoming school district reschedules first day for eclipse Wyoming school district reschedules first day for eclipse
- August 12, 2017

The last time a total solar eclipse touched only the USA was in 1257 (of course, the U.S as a country didn't yet exist) and it won't happen again until 2316. "The real glasses look very similar to movie theater 3-D glasses and can be purchased for as little as $2", said Steve Bernas, president and CEO of Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois. (more...)
HPE, NASA TO launch a supercomputer into space
- August 12, 2017

NASA typically only approves computers for space once they've been "ruggedized" to withstand variables like radiation, solar flares, micrometeoroids, unstable electrical power and irregular cooling. If humans do travel to Mars, they will face increasingly long communications delays-stretching out to more than half an hour-between Earth and their spacecraft. (more...)
View from Mars Hill: Here comes the eclipse, Flagstaff View from Mars Hill: Here comes the eclipse, Flagstaff
- August 12, 2017

Wilson, warned that professional astronomers would be congregating near established observatories in NY and CT, and that it would be "important therefore that amateurs all along the path of the total eclipse should do all that they can to obtain records of the phenomena of the eclipse" in the event that bad winter weather clouded the observatories' views. (more...)
Gov Calvo receives phone call from US President Gov Calvo receives phone call from US President
- August 12, 2017

Calvo, who noted that this is not the first time North Korea has threatened the island, bluntly told Guam residents to simply conduct their daily business "as usual". "We'll see how it all works out but you're not going to have a problem". "I have to say, Eddie, you're going to become extremely famous". Don't worry about a thing. (more...)
This iTunes hit song is 10 minutes of silence This iTunes hit song is 10 minutes of silence
- August 12, 2017

It's the result of an odd bug that has iPhones automatically start playing songs alphabetically. When this happens, songs with titles beginning with the letter A are more or less ruined for users as they are played every time the users plug their smartphones into their vehicles. (more...)
Solar spectacles needed for safe viewing of eclipse Solar spectacles needed for safe viewing of eclipse
- August 12, 2017

The solar eclipse later this month will be the most studied of all time, with some of the data collected coming from ordinary folks volunteering their time for science. There are many kinds of solar eclipses. Solar eclipses happen when the moon passes between the sun and the Earth, covering up part of the sun. There, the total solar eclipse will begin at 10:16 a.m. (more...)
Android O to release on August 21 Android O to release on August 21
- August 12, 2017

His other tweet suggests that Google may do something grand on the release of Android O . However, it is unlikely to hold a launch event for it. You will need to update your application for DP5, then create a new update and push it via the console yourself. (more...)
Opioid crisis national emergency could increase funds for treatment Opioid crisis national emergency could increase funds for treatment
- August 12, 2017

This comes after criticism from Democrats that the president has not done enough on the issue. Expand treatment options: "We need more money for treatment", he said . "We're going to make it a national emergency ". "On the situation on the Korean peninsula obviously the Secretary General remains extremely concerned by the ongoing situation; he's troubled by the increase in confrontational rhetoric that we've seen", a spokesman for Guterres said. (more...)
HBO wanted to pay $250000 to the 'Game of Thrones' hackers HBO wanted to pay $250000 to the 'Game of Thrones' hackers
- August 12, 2017

As far back as July 27, HBO got into a negotiation with the hackers, it appears. HBO has suffered a major cyber attack, and the company is asking the hackers to extend the ransom deadline. As of this writing, the email screen grab is the latest move on the part of the hackers. HBO declined to comment to both publications, but Variety says it was able to confirm that the email was real. (more...)
The Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows
- August 12, 2017

Tigress Financial initiated coverage on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a report on Monday, April 17th. Welch & Forbes LLC increased its position in shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise by 0.7% in the first quarter. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 13th will be given a $0.065 dividend. This dividend represents a yield of $1.47. The ex-dividend date is Monday the 12th of June 2017. (more...)
Why Eastwatch Could Be a Pivotal Location on Game of Thrones Why Eastwatch Could Be a Pivotal Location on Game of Thrones
- August 12, 2017

Let's just repeat this for clarification: Daenerys is Jon Snow's aunt. When hearts are most in conflict on the screen, it turns out, so are the hearts in our ribcages. Is it possible she just received awful news about her brother and lover's fate? So by their standards, an aunt and nephew are nearly not related enough . (more...)
Paris Olympic Committee Will Consider Esports for the 2024 Games Paris Olympic Committee Will Consider Esports for the 2024 Games
- August 12, 2017

Come 2024, it's realistic that video games and esports could be played with something much larger at stake: Olympic medals. However, Los Angeles pulled out of the bid and will now host them in 2028. "We have to look at [eSports] because we can't say, 'It's not us". Mr Estanguet told the Associate Press: "The youth, are interested in esport. Let's try if we can find some bridges", said Estanguet. (more...)
Solar Eclipse 2017: What You Need To Know Solar Eclipse 2017: What You Need To Know
- August 12, 2017

Eclipse watchers can view the eclipse from horseback, on a cruise ship, from the top of a mountain or at a campground. This occurs when the Earth passes between the sun and the Moon. During the Great American Eclipse in CT, the sun, moon and earth will align to block out 75% or more of the sun, turning daylight into twilight and making the sun look like a crescent moon. (more...)
IPhone 8 vs iPhone 7S Plus Compared In New Video IPhone 8 vs iPhone 7S Plus Compared In New Video
- August 11, 2017

The HomePod code, which was leaked recently, has now revealed that the iPhone 8 might feature a resizeable home button and the smartphone will allow users to make payments using facial recognition as well. This supposedly slim-bezel design means the new all-screen front iPhone will have more display than usual, and we may now know how much. Verdict: The iPhone 8 wins. (more...)
Will September's solar eclipse cause the world to end? Will September's solar eclipse cause the world to end?
- August 11, 2017

The "Nibiru Cataclysm" movement claims the eclipse heralds the end of the world and the arrival of Nibiru. Any planet about to collide with the Earth would be visible with the naked eye, and astronomers would have spotted it coming from a long way away. (more...)
Multiplayer is Finally Coming to No Man's Sky… Sort of Multiplayer is Finally Coming to No Man's Sky… Sort of
- August 11, 2017

Per the announcement, Murray stated that update 1.3 [VIDEO ] dubbed as " Atlas Rises " would emphasize on the game's main storyline including the introduction of portals into the game allowing its player base to travel great distances in a short amount of time. (more...)
Asteroid to come 'damn close' to crashing into Earth Asteroid to come 'damn close' to crashing into Earth
- August 11, 2017

Scientists say the friendly neighbor will be flying by just far enough to miss geostationary satellites. The asteroid completes an orbit around the sun every 609 days. Researchers for the various space programmes across the globe now have no planetary defence systems in place - they are focused on early warning - and at present ideas of protecting the Earth from an asteroid heading towards it remain in the realm of science fiction. (more...)
Tesla developing self-driving electric truck
- August 11, 2017

Tesla plans to test the trucks in a "platooning" manner in California and Nevada. Tesla's plans were made public following an email discussion between Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), as seen by Reuters . Zamani did not mention any dates for potential road tests but inquired about the terms of obtaining an AV testing license. California DMV spokeswoman Gonzalez said that Tesla had requested a meeting on Wednesday to introduce new staff and talk about Tesla's ... (more...)
Nintendo sued over Switch controllers Nintendo sued over Switch controllers
- August 11, 2017

The suit said that Gamevice has filed for patent protection and now holds more than 41 patents in ten countries related to a range of gaming devices, controls and accessories. As usual, the wording in the patent makes it quite hard to fully understand what is being detailed. Gamevice has demanded that Nintendo pay damages for the infringement, and has requested a ban of all Switch sales - something that would have a massive impact on the Nintendo's revenue stream. (more...)
Century old 'perfectly preserved' fruit cake found in Antarctic hut Century old 'perfectly preserved' fruit cake found in Antarctic hut
- August 11, 2017

The conservators believe the cake was brought by British explorer Robert Falcon Scott during the 1910-1913 Terra Nova expedition. Fruitcake has not lost "face" and looked like he just took down the British confectionery company Huntley & Palmers. (more...)
The Xbox Live Creators Program is now available to all The Xbox Live Creators Program is now available to all
- August 11, 2017

Microsoft is introducing earlier access to the top rings for those who reach benchmarks. Alongside our continual efforts to hear all feedback shared by the Xbox Insider community, we're now simplifying entry into the Xbox One Update Preview rings and partnering with 1 and 3 party studios to provide Xbox Insiders with early access to Alpha and closed Beta playtests of Xbox Live-enabled games on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe's future becomes clear as Monaco man closes in on move Kylian Mbappe's future becomes clear as Monaco man closes in on move
- August 11, 2017

Los Blancos, in particular, have been monitoring Mbappe's situation at Monaco for a while, and seemed his most likely destination should he leave, but there now appears to be a twist in this tale. Following four successive Ligue 1 title victories, PSG were left with a bitter taste following Monaco's success previous year, and boss Unai Emery has been backed with a staggeringly large transfer budget to wrestle the crown back. (more...)
The next Hearthstone expansion finally has a release date The next Hearthstone expansion finally has a release date
- August 11, 2017

In addition to bringing a sizable 135 new cards to the, err, fold, there's also nine new legendary Hero Cards that, when played, transform the heroes of Hearthstone into fearsome Death Knights . Card packs can be purchased individually or in discounted bundles from the in-game Shop for gold or real-world currency at the same price as all other Hearthstone card packs. (more...)