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Saturday's blue moon will be the last until Halloween 2020 Saturday's blue moon will be the last until Halloween 2020
- March 31, 2018

The fourth full moon of the year is called the Sap Moon as it coincides with the time of year when Maple trees start to "awaken" and sap begins flowing again. Blue-colored moons were seen after the eruption of Mount Krakatoa in Indonesia, the eruptions of El Chicon in Mexico, Mt. St. Heles, and Mt. Pinatubo. (more...)
Lamar Jackson prefers game speed to the 40-yard dash Lamar Jackson prefers game speed to the 40-yard dash
- March 31, 2018

This time the Cleveland contingency was much smaller and did not include owner Jimmy Haslam, as last week did with the presumptive top four QBs. When asked after his throwing session Thursday to explain why he didn't run the 40, Jackson told Mayock he felt "game speed will tell it all". (more...)
Google Play Books gets a slew of audiobook features Google Play Books gets a slew of audiobook features
- March 31, 2018

It is worth saying that even though HOMTOM started giving away such coupons a couple of days ago, you will be able to use them starting on April 2, and until April 8, so basically while the HOMTOM HT70 sale is active. While the final version isn't likely to roll out for several months, certain new features have already been unveiled in this first iteration, exclusively for developers. (more...)
Tesla Recalls Half the Cars it Ever Produced; Credit Rating Downgraded Tesla Recalls Half the Cars it Ever Produced; Credit Rating Downgraded
- March 31, 2018

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Analysts await Tesla, Inc . Finally, State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its stake in shares of Tesla by 1,500.0% during the 4th quarter. (more...)
Snapchat lays off more employees amid revenue struggles Snapchat lays off more employees amid revenue struggles
- March 31, 2018

The company introduced a redesigned app late previous year meant to make it easier for anyone to join, but its most hardcore users have rejected the changes . Those who have been public about their growing distain for the new app include Kylie Jenner and Chrissy Teigen , whose recent tweets about dumping the app seem to be partly responsible for the company's stock drops. (more...)
Baby Tyrannosaurus Rex Fossil Unearthed in Montana Baby Tyrannosaurus Rex Fossil Unearthed in Montana
- March 31, 2018

They originally found the remains during digs in Hell Creek , Montana, in the summer of 2016 , but didn't realize what they'd discovered until they returned and painstakingly unearthed a 2-foot-long toothy skull characteristic of a Tyrannosaur. (more...)
Nasa to send 1st mission to study 'heart' of Mars in May Nasa to send 1st mission to study 'heart' of Mars in May
- March 31, 2018

The submissions of names will be accepted until April 27, the U.S. space agency said in a statement on Thursday. While scientists are excited for the scheduled July 31 launch, they also admit to feeling stressed. The new mission is expected to discover thousands of new planets, says NASA , some of which will be close enough to be studied in detail by other instruments, such as NASA's $8.8 billion James Webb Space Telescope, which has recently been rescheduled to launch in May 2020. (more...)
Lido Advisors LLC Increases Holdings in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA) Lido Advisors LLC Increases Holdings in NVIDIA Co. (NVDA)
- March 31, 2018

The stock increased 4.63% or $10.24 during the last trading session, reaching $231.59. 22,807,150 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 16,594,084. Its down 0.03, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. A number of hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. 363.65 million shares or 6.07% less from 387.15 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. (more...)
Why iOS 11.3 could bring customer service and EMR to the iPhone Why iOS 11.3 could bring customer service and EMR to the iPhone
- March 30, 2018

Apple has pushed out the iOS 11.3 update for its iPhones and iPads, bringing a feature that's been highly anticipated since the company's battery management scheme came to light late a year ago. To manually start the update, unlock your iPhones and go to Settings General Software update . With iOS 11 .3, users can head to the battery settings to check the battery health of their iPhone and whether it has been slowed down via software or not. (more...)
Blue Moon brewer to launch marijuana-infused 'beer' in Colorado in fall Blue Moon brewer to launch marijuana-infused 'beer' in Colorado in fall
- March 30, 2018

Marijuana-infused foods typically take at least an hour to kick in, making it harder for consumers to accurately dose themselves. Marijuana is still illegal at a federal level. He retired from MolsonCoors in January after 32 years with the company. Unlike most other cannabis beverages, Ceria's products will be created to deliver a consistent user experience with the same onset time as alcohol. (more...)
The Razer Phone will be updated to Android 8.1 in April The Razer Phone will be updated to Android 8.1 in April
- March 30, 2018

Razer announced what we already knew: the Razer Phone will be updated directly to Android 8.1 Oreo. If you've got a Razer Phone and want to give Oreo a shot, head over to Razer's site to get your download. Hence, do make sure you take back up of all the data before proceeding with flashing the developer preview. The update has not been at all speedy, but given the apparent difficulties that some Android phone manufacturers have had with the Oreo update, it's hoped that something ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note9 reportedly releasing as early as July Samsung Galaxy Note9 reportedly releasing as early as July
- March 30, 2018

The Galaxy Note 8 was launched in August past year and released in September. Android 8.0 Oreo was the last big update for Android devices, introducing support for notification dots in the launcher, picture in picture support, notification channels, and more. (more...)
Watch SpaceX Launch 10 Satellites on a Used Rocket Today! Watch SpaceX Launch 10 Satellites on a Used Rocket Today!
- March 30, 2018

According to Iridium, the NEXT satellites will replace the world's largest commercial network of low-Earth orbit satellites in what will be one of the largest "tech upgrades" in history. The launch will be the fifth SpaceX is contracted to conduct for Iridium . If fairings can be recovered, that could save millions of dollars per launch. (more...)
JIO announces 12 months of complimentary prime benefits to existing Prime members JIO announces 12 months of complimentary prime benefits to existing Prime members
- March 30, 2018

The price of the Prime membership for the new Jio users remains the same. As for the new customers, who sign up for the services after March 31, the charges will remain at Rs 99 for a year. To get this offer, the Jio users must be a member of Jio Prime. What may be music to the ears of Reliance Jio Prime users is the fact that these services are available to the "founding members" (as Jio calls them) for no additional cost at all. (more...)
Chinese Space Station Is Tumbling Toward an Easter Sunday Crash Chinese Space Station Is Tumbling Toward an Easter Sunday Crash
- March 30, 2018

Having concluded its historic mission, Tiangong-1 has officially terminated sending data and entered its final phase of life on March 16, according to a notice issued by the China Manned Space Engineering Office on Monday. Tiangong-1 current altitude is around 200km. Without regular firing of the engines, they eventually spin down into the atmosphere. Since then it has been orbiting gradually closer and closer to Earth on its own while being monitored. (more...)
Judge Denies Stormy Daniels Motion To Depose Trump Judge Denies Stormy Daniels Motion To Depose Trump
- March 30, 2018

Daniels' detailed her allegations in a widely watched interview with 60 Minutes that sparked new legal wrangling between attorneys for the porn star and the president's team. Cohen, who has admitted to facilitating the $130,000 payment, denied the negotiations or the payment were made on behalf of the Trump Organization or the Trump campaign. (more...)
"We Are Stepping Away From Facebook" — Playboy's Cooper Hefner
- March 30, 2018

Playboy is maintaining its presence on Facebook-owned Instagram (where Hefner's statement also was posted ). Each page, with about 2.6 million followers, is now inactive. Shortly thereafter, Tesla and SpaceX's Facebook pages. New Zealand's privacy commissioner John Edwards announced he was deleting his Facebook in an article on the Spin Off . (more...)
CM Siddaramaiah to contest from Chamundeshwari CM Siddaramaiah to contest from Chamundeshwari
- March 30, 2018

But I know that they have done all kind of projects. If he has guts, let him also contest from here. French security researcher Baptiste Robert, who is known by his Twitter username Elliot Alderson, said that the name, phone number, date of birth, gender of a user is sent to a private company. (more...)
Playboy says Facebook exposes too many things, deactivates its Facebook page
- March 30, 2018

Playboy has reportedly deleted their Facebook page following headlines that a data firm allegedly used users' information to meddle in the 2016 presidential election. "Today we take another step in that ongoing fight", reads the press statement. "There are more than 25 million fans who engage with Playboy via our various Facebook pages and we do not want to be complicit in exposing them to the reported practices", the company said in a statement Wednesday. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 4 to get a larger display, says report Apple Watch Series 4 to get a larger display, says report
- March 30, 2018

Currently, Apple Watch comes in 38-millimeter and 42-millimeter display sizes, but there is still a fair amount of bezel space around the displays. If accurate, that wouldn't appreciably increase the overall physical size of the watch. "It's not necessarily bigger is better", he added, referring to features like screen size. Apple's Series 3 smartwatches are available in 38mm (1.5-inch display) and 42mm (1.65-inch display). (more...)
China May Hike Tariffs on US Pork, Aluminum, Other Goods China May Hike Tariffs on US Pork, Aluminum, Other Goods
- March 30, 2018

Under Beijing's proposed retaliation plan, Washington state's exports of apples, cherries and potatoes will be targeted; and the state's top two exports to China, civilian aircraft products and soybeans, could also be in the crosshairs of a furious Beijing. (more...)
American astronauts begin spacewalk to perform repairs American astronauts begin spacewalk to perform repairs
- March 30, 2018

EDT (1333 GMT) and completed the spacewalk at 3:43 p.m. EDT (1943 GMT). This will be the 209th spacewalk in support of International Space Station assembly, maintenance and upgrades. Meanwhile, Feustel made his way over to the end cone of the Tranquility node, where he installed two handrails each with integrated Wi-Fi-like antennas. (more...)
New spring 2018 Apple Watch bands and configurations now available New spring 2018 Apple Watch bands and configurations now available
- March 30, 2018

Apple watch which was launched during the year 2015 will be getting the new design. The expected enlarged screen will get more internal headroom for adding more components is still unknown. The stock ended last trade at 89.47 a share and the price is up more than 4.59% so far this year. The new color looks just awesome and it will add more premium look to your iPad Pro. (more...)
Google Street View Won't Be Available In India
- March 30, 2018

Google Street View provides panoramic street-level imagery by stitching together a series of 360-degree pictures shot by a drive-through vehicle that traverses a labyrinth of roads and lanes in a city. "The Defence Ministry said it was not possible to monitor the service once it was launched and it would be detrimental to national security". As technology has become an increasingly important tool for urban navigation, city streets and public transport networks have become easier to ... (more...)
China's Tiangong-1 space lab to crash on Earth this weekend
- March 30, 2018

Jonathan McDowell , an astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center, Twitted "Tiangong-1 now 199 x 218 km orbit; down 4 km since yesterday". "Due to the relatively large size of the object, it is expected that there will be many pieces reentering together, some of which may survive reentry and land on the Earth's surface". (more...)