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Shadow of War To Remove All Microtransactions Shadow of War To Remove All Microtransactions
- April 03, 2018

No more microtransactions for Middle Earth: Shadow of War . Beyond the closing of the market, Shadow of War will also see gameplay updates in the coming months. You'll have until July 17 to flash your cash, as the only chests available after then will be regular loot chests which can be purchased with in-game credits. (more...)
Tiangong-1 Re-entered Earth Burning Up in Process Over South Pacific Ocean Tiangong-1 Re-entered Earth Burning Up in Process Over South Pacific Ocean
- April 03, 2018

Tiangong 1 , or Heavenly Palace 1 in English, hosted crewed missions in 2012 and 2013, including from Liu Yang and Wang Yaping, China's first... NASA's first space station, Skylab, fell to Earth in an out-of-control re-entry in 1979, burning up harmlessly in the process, CNN reported. (more...)
Stephen Hawking's tailor-made hi-tech wheelchair to live on as a legacy Stephen Hawking's tailor-made hi-tech wheelchair to live on as a legacy
- April 03, 2018

FoodCycle Cambridge said: 'We're so grateful to the Hawking family for their generous donation so we could give our guests an extra special Easter meal yesterday. Hawking's children said they had chosen to hold the funeral in Cambridge because Hawking lived and worked in Cambridge for more than half a century and was "an integral and highly recognizable part" of the city which "he loved so much and which loved him". (more...)
'Pokémon Go' developer settles with festival attendees for over $1 million 'Pokémon Go' developer settles with festival attendees for over $1 million
- April 03, 2018

There was a lot of booing, things were thrown on stage, and two dozen attendees sued Niantic to try and recoup travel expenses like their flights and tickets . Any money not given out to qualifying folks in the class action will be donated to the Illinois Bar foundation and a nonprofit called Chicago Run . (more...)
Chinese space station Tiangong 1 ends in a fiery demise Chinese space station Tiangong 1 ends in a fiery demise
- April 03, 2018

At last, the out-of-control Chinese space station Tinagong-1 has made its fall down on Earth. Chinese space station, Tiangong-1, fell through the atmosphere and burned up over the South Pacific Ocean this morning, near Tahiti. "You don't get your own definition", Cheng said. The re-entry of Tiangong-1 was tracked by the JFSCC, the US -based analysis group Aerospace Corp., the European Space Agency and scientists around the world with the Inter-Agency Space Debris Coordination Committee. (more...)
China's Tiangong-1 space lab has crashed in the Pacific Ocean China's Tiangong-1 space lab has crashed in the Pacific Ocean
- April 03, 2018

The US Joint Force Space Component Command (JFSCC) also confirmed Tiangong 1 had re-entered the atmosphere over the South Pacific after co-ordinating with counterparts in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia. Before the crash, China's space agency had suggested it would land close to Sao Paulo, Brazil, Reuters reports. However, the experts assured that there was no danger for humans. (more...)
Defunct Chinese space lab set to re-enter Earth's atmosphere Defunct Chinese space lab set to re-enter Earth's atmosphere
- April 03, 2018

European Space Agency says the Chinese space lab may re-enter the atmosphere as late as Monday morning GMT. The Chinese space module Tiangong-1 was launched on October 1, 2011, aboard a Long March rocket from the Gobi Desert, to carry out docking and orbit experiments in space. (more...)
Chinese space station re-enters earth atmosphere Chinese space station re-enters earth atmosphere
- April 03, 2018

Advancing China's space program is a priority for President Xi Jinping, who has called for Beijing to become a global space power with both advanced civilian space flight and capabilities that strengthen national security. China's own space program raised major concerns after it used a missile to destroy an out-of-service Chinese satellite in 2007, creating a large and potentially risky cloud of debris. (more...)
Defunct Chinese Space Lab Hurtles Toward Earth, Should Burn Up in Atmosphere Defunct Chinese Space Lab Hurtles Toward Earth, Should Burn Up in Atmosphere
- April 03, 2018

Monday Beijing time (8:15 p.m. ET Sunday), China's Manned Space Agency said. The Paris-based agency, which is managing the worldwide campaign to follow the laboratory's fall, said on Saturday that the time and place of its re-entry continues to be a "highly variable" prediction affected by the changing solar activity, reports Efe news. (more...)
Starting Today, You Can Catch Latios and Latias in Pokemon GO Starting Today, You Can Catch Latios and Latias in Pokemon GO
- April 03, 2018

Each character will be available for a limited time and will be located in different regions at different times. Both Latios and Latias are dual Psychic/Dragon-types, meaning they're particularly susceptible to Dark and Fairy Pokemon. "The Legendary Pokémon Latias will appear in Raid Battles across Europe and Asia, while Latios will appear in North America, South America, and Africa". (more...)
Active Stock's Momentum -: Discovery Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCK)
- April 03, 2018

A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns ( volatility ) for DISCK producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 3.61% and for the month booked as 3.24%. As of now, Discovery Communications, Inc . has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 0, 0 and 2.1 respectively. In looking the SMA 200 we see that the stock has seen a -4.93%.The Company's net profit margin for the 12 months at -3.30%. (more...)
China's fallen space lab plummets into south pacific China's fallen space lab plummets into south pacific
- April 03, 2018

The 40-foot long Tiangong-1 or " Heavenly Palace ", is one of China's highest-profile space projects. The spacecraft weighed 18,740 pounds and was about the size of a school bus. But Tiangong 1 was not a record-holder. "On clear nights, we could see it with the naked eyes. I hope China's space station will be a great success", Zhu said. (more...)
Most Recent Analysts Ratings NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Most Recent Analysts Ratings NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- April 03, 2018

Illinois-based Great Lakes Advsr Ltd has invested 0.29% in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ). It has underperformed by 9.12% the S&P500. Twin Tree Management Lp decreased Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) stake by 68.4% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
Reliance Jio Prime extended for a year for existing subscribers Reliance Jio Prime extended for a year for existing subscribers
- April 02, 2018

Jio Prime membership gives Jio customers access to the company's suite of apps like JioTV, JioCinema, JioMusic, JioMagazine, etc. Reliance Jio Infocomm announced that it is offering all Jio Prime members, who have subscribed to the exclusive membership benefits till 31st March 2018, another year of complimentary Prime benefits at no additional fee. (more...)
SpaceX cargo mission to launch to space station SpaceX cargo mission to launch to space station
- April 02, 2018

Then, the crew will begin the long job of unloading the crew's supplies, spacewalk equipment, vehicle hardware, computer resources and science investigations within. Equipment on board includes a lightning tracker, a materials science facility and two student genetics experiments, according to Space.com . The study is created to test the effects of microgravity on the synthesis and deployment of five different therapeutic compounds. (more...)
Jefferies Group Restated Purchase Rating for Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI)
- April 02, 2018

Weybosset Research & Management Llc, which manages about $189.62M and $164.47 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 3,150 shares to 4,994 shares, valued at $845,000 in 2017Q4, according to the filing. Benchmark maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc . The stock has " Buy " rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, August 6. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) earned " Buy " rating by Jefferies on Friday, November 3. (more...)
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Photographs Its Most Distant Star Ever NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Photographs Its Most Distant Star Ever
- April 02, 2018

The research team, including Jose Diego of the Instituto de Física de Cantabria, Spain, and Steven Rodney of the University of South Carolina, Columbia, dubbed the star "Icarus", after the Greek mythological character who flew too near the Sun on wings of feathers and wax that melted. (more...)
Should Investors Listen To Analyst Recommendations?: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- April 02, 2018

Pub Sector Pension Inv Board has invested 0% in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . (NASDAQ: AMD ) by 26.7% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Vetr cut Advanced Micro Devices from a " buy " rating to a "hold" rating and set a $13.12 target price on the stock.in a report on Monday, January 29th. (more...)
Valve Quietly Removes Steam Machine References From Its Website Valve Quietly Removes Steam Machine References From Its Website
- April 02, 2018

While Steam Machines appear to be disappearing, Valve is still actively updating Steam OS, the company's own version of Linux. That Steam logo is the only outward sign that this is a Steam Machine and not an Alienware Alpha. Hovering above the Hardware tab on Steam's front page will drop down a list only containing the Steam Controller, Steam Link , and HTC Vive. Do you remember when Valve had grand aspirations of taking over the gaming PC scene with Steam Machines? It's also frequently ... (more...)
PUBG's 4×4 map, Codename: Savage, starts testing today PUBG's 4×4 map, Codename: Savage, starts testing today
- April 02, 2018

The newest map in the game which received the name Codename: Savage will be unveiled, and we're looking forward to the map's first private alpha test. Again, it's a super early build, we hope you understand. The first testing period will begin tonight at 10 PM ET/7PM PT, and ill stretch through April 5 at 7 AM ET and 4 AM PT. (more...)
WhatsApp for iOS gets a new update; check out the features WhatsApp for iOS gets a new update; check out the features
- April 02, 2018

The WhatsApp update also now allows voice messages to be played while switching between apps or turning your device screen off. You can avail the changes by downloading the updated (v2.18.40) WhatsApp for iPhone. Now, enable the Notify my contacts option. This is followed by three options - All contacts , Contacts I have chats with , and Custom . The administration urged social media users to secure their accounts, so they cannot be used in electronic crimes while highlighting the ... (more...)
Cloudflare announces new 1.1.1.1 DNS service Cloudflare announces new 1.1.1.1 DNS service
- April 02, 2018

The DNS was curiously launched on April Fool's Day when many companies are pranking consumers in a harmless way. It appears, however, that 1.1.1.1 is real and not a joke. Delete whatever is already existing, and put 1.1.1.1 in DNS 1 , and 1.0.0.1 in DNS 2 . DNS services, for those who don't know, are systems usually provided by ISPs that turns names like Techspot.com into true IP addresses, meaning we don't have to type a series of numbers into our browsers when we want to visit a site. (more...)
Next-gen LG G7 product renders and 360-degree video made public Next-gen LG G7 product renders and 360-degree video made public
- April 02, 2018

Whether LG actually asked people for their opinion on the notch design is still unconfirmed, but what the latest reports do claim is that the company might be looking at introducing not only its next flagship G7, but also introduce the Q7 at the same event. (more...)
Google Home and Home Mini could be coming to India this month
- April 02, 2018

So, Google Home speakers have a definite advantage over Echo with Hindi language support in India. It adds that Google also has plans to launch Google Wi-Fi and Pixelbook in India soon. Amazon is now selling Echo devices starting from 4,000 INR and going as high as 15,000 INR. The concept of "Smart Home " is also expected to be the rage in coming years. (more...)
Tiangong-1: Chinese space station crashes into the Earth, hurts no one Tiangong-1: Chinese space station crashes into the Earth, hurts no one
- April 02, 2018

It was launched in 2011 and served as an orbiting laboratory for manned Chinese space missions until officials determined its lifespan was complete. The U.S. Thompson had been monitoring the space station. What made everyone so anxious about Tiangong-1 was its weight. It was taken out of service in 2016. (more...)