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Ingress game getting a revamp next year Ingress game getting a revamp next year
- Декабря 05, 2017

Niantic, the creators of Pokémon Go , announced that it will reboot its first augmented reality game as Ingress Prime . According to Niantic CEO John Hanke, Pokemon Go stole focus away from Ingress once the game went big; now that time has passed, the team is now ready to reward players of the Ingress community by offering "a modern, attractive version of the game". (more...)
Zero gravity pizza, anyone? ISS astronauts show you how it's done
- Декабря 04, 2017

In this November 18, 2017 photo provided by NASA, from left, American Mark Vande Hei, Russian Sergei Ryazanskiy, Italian Paolo Nespoli, American Joe Acaba and American Randy Bresnik display the results of their made-from-scratch pizza pies at the International Space Station. (more...)
Capcom Has Announced Mega Man 11 Capcom Has Announced Mega Man 11
- Декабря 04, 2017

You might recognize one of those outfits in the game if you've been following Mega Man news . The 30th anniversary stream is now live , and so far we've gotten confirmation of a Mega Man X Collection and Mega Man 11 . A collective 20 challenges between the first two games are handily trounced by the latter duo's total of over 60. A Mega Man X Collection has been announced, bringing all eight titles to PC, PS4, Xbox One and the Switch. (more...)
Google Doodle commemorates 50 years of enlightenment to code Google Doodle commemorates 50 years of enlightenment to code
- Декабря 04, 2017

The Doodle was developed by three teams including the Google Doodle team, Google Blockly team , and researchers from MIT Scratch . The post continues to include words from Champika Fernando, Scratch Team's director of communications, who explores the evolution of children's programming languages from the '80s through to present day. (more...)
December supermoon dazzles in the night sky December supermoon dazzles in the night sky
- Декабря 04, 2017

The lunar phenomenon occurs when a full moon is at its closest point to earth. But stargazers won't have to wait long for the next supermoon, which is Tuesday, Jan. The next time you can expect a super-supermoon that will come that close to earth will be on November 25, 2034. The last full moon of the year brightened the sky in Indonesia and even revealed Bali's erupting volcano on Monday morning. (more...)
Jio Rs 459 vs Vodafone Rs 509 Vs Airtel Rs 509 Jio Rs 459 vs Vodafone Rs 509 Vs Airtel Rs 509
- Декабря 04, 2017

Having said that, Airtel has yet again revised the Rs 349 and Rs 549 tariff plans, and they're now far better than any other telecom operators plans. Airtel has been really busy to maintain its superiority in the Telecom industry of India. Coming to Rs 549 pre-paid plan, Earlier, Airtel is offering unlimited local and STD calls plus 70 GB data (2.5 GB/day) for 28 days. (more...)
Lol: Text message celebrates 25th birthday Lol: Text message celebrates 25th birthday
- Декабря 04, 2017

It took a while for texting to catch on. As popular as texting is, the popularity of the smartphone and the use of mobile apps has made messaging apps and social media apps a very strong challenger to SMS. This year, United Kingdom analysts expect 7.89 trillion texts to be sent in total, which is dwarfed by the 32 trillion app messages that will be sent. (more...)
The latest macOS update doesn't quite fix the macOS root login bug The latest macOS update doesn't quite fix the macOS root login bug
- Декабря 03, 2017

After Reed confirmed that 10.13.1 reopened the "root" bug, he again installed Apple's security fix for the problem. "I can't think of anything worse that has been shipped by a major operating system in the past decade". A few days ago, a serious security flaw with macOS High Sierra came to light. A user responding to a question about creating an admin account in the operating system noted on November 13 that one solution was to log in at startup with the username "root" and an empty ... (more...)
Are you Whatsapp Group Admin? Must read! Are you Whatsapp Group Admin? Must read!
- Декабря 03, 2017

The feature came to attention after a user posted on WABetaInfo , in the beta versions of the messaging platform for Android and iOS (2.17.430). Facebook-owned messaging application WhatsApp has been coming up with innovative ideas and features to facilitate the users and their daily requirements while communicating with others through the platform. (more...)
NASA fires up Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years NASA fires up Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years
- Декабря 02, 2017

The condition of thrusters, called "attitude control thrusters", which were being used to orient the spacecraft, started detioriating after 2014 and a new way had to be discovered to keep its antenna pointing the right direction. According to NASA, the test last Wednesday saw the probe fire the TCM thrusters for 10 milliseconds in a series of pulses that demonstrated that they were capable of taking over the task of attitude control. (more...)
Residents get a glimpse of the 'supermoon' Sunday night Residents get a glimpse of the 'supermoon' Sunday night
- Декабря 02, 2017

In fact, it usually isn't. When the Moon is on its full moon stage but this stage coincides with its closest point in proximity in its orbit around the Earth, it is called a "super moon.' Since the Moon is elyptical, one of its sides is 50,000 kilometers farther from the Earth than the other". (more...)
A Look At Recent Insider Trades For Celgene Corporation (CELG)
- Декабря 02, 2017

The stock increased 0.64% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $47.09. The business's revenue was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts expect that Celgene Corporation will post 6.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Google bans Android apps that sneak in ads on your phone's lockscreen Google bans Android apps that sneak in ads on your phone's lockscreen
- Декабря 02, 2017

This way, users can see how one app uses up data allocation in real time. It will also be recommending ways in cutting down the data usage that's based on your usage activity and will suggest you nearby connections on Wi-Fi for your phone to be connected. (more...)
New Fossil Discovery in China Answers Unanswered Questions on Flying Reptiles New Fossil Discovery in China Answers Unanswered Questions on Flying Reptiles
- Декабря 02, 2017

Molds and casts of the eggs and the bones found by the team will be on display starting Friday at the National Museum here, Efe news reported. The find could help advance our understanding about the early lives of the extinct winged creatures, including their relationships with their parents. (more...)
Elon Musk said when they will launch super-heavy rockets Elon Musk said when they will launch super-heavy rockets
- Декабря 02, 2017

Musk has spoken openly about the non-zero chance that the Falcon Heavy will explode during its first flight, and because of that he once said he wanted stick the "silliest thing we can imagine" on top of the rocket. Not that the first humans on Mars will be able to drive it. That project will require an even larger rocket, though. Falcon Heavy is, in overly simple terms, three of the company's Falcon 9 rockets strapped together. (more...)
How to Downgrade iOS 11.2 to Earlier Firmware on iPhone, iPad, iPod How to Downgrade iOS 11.2 to Earlier Firmware on iPhone, iPad, iPod
- Декабря 02, 2017

A bug in iOS 11 .1.2 is causing iPhones to crash repeatedly once the clock hits 12.15am on December 2nd. The best way to do this is to enable Do Not Disturb and then change the Silence Setting to always. The iOS 11 .2 beta reportedly indicates iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X may be able to charge their devices faster when using wireless charging accessories. (more...)
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Insider Sells 1397 Shares of Stock Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Insider Sells 1397 Shares of Stock
- Декабря 02, 2017

More notable recent Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC ) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: "UN Global Pulse and Western Digital Announce Winners of 'Data for Climate ..." on November 29, 2017, also Bloomberg.com with their article: "Toshiba Near Resolution to Dispute With Western Digital" published on December 01, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Toshiba, Western Digital close to settling dispute" on December 01, 2017. (more...)
Google's Developer Policy Now Prohibits Android Lockscreen Ads Google's Developer Policy Now Prohibits Android Lockscreen Ads
- Декабря 02, 2017

Data packs are the most prized possession on your phone because more than half of our apps require us to make use of the net. Apps such as ES File Explorer , Hotspot Shield VPN , and others had been annoying users with almost full-screen overlays on the lockscreen , after updating to the latest version. (more...)
Twitter Lite is now available in SA Twitter Lite is now available in SA
- Декабря 02, 2017

After testing in the Phillipines, Twitter has announced that a "Lite" version of its Android app is now available in 24 countries. It is optimized for low bandwidth connections with data saving features. In contrast, the standard Twitter app for Android takes 23MB of space. Twitter has spent the last few months adding safety and performance improvements as well as features like ranked Home timeline and GIF search. (more...)
Former US NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Classified Documents Former US NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Classified Documents
- Декабря 02, 2017

Pho took both physical and digital documents that contained "highly classified information of the United States", including information labeled as "top secret", according to court records unsealed Friday. In October The Wall Street Journal reported that Russian hackers exploited anti-virus software made by Kaspersky Lab to steal top secret materials from an unnamed NSA employee. (more...)
Apple wants to create an 'AIDS-free generation' Apple wants to create an 'AIDS-free generation'
- Декабря 02, 2017

Through December 31, shop more than 150 brilliant (RED) products that raise money for the Global Fund to fight AIDS - including fashion, cosmetics, kitchen goods, tech and more - at Amazon.com/RED or via the Amazon App. This year Apple will mark World AIDS Day at its almost 500 retail stores with red Apple logos for the week. The Gaming developer King has also released limited edition bundles of Candy Crush Saga , Candy Crush Jelly Saga and Candy Crush Soda Saga , with all proceeds ... (more...)
General Motors, Ford report fall in Canada auto sales General Motors, Ford report fall in Canada auto sales
- Декабря 02, 2017

Several other research firms have also issued reports on GM . Craig Hallum set a $45.00 price target on shares of General Motors and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website . The stock was sold at an average price of $45.00, for a total transaction of $450,000.00. (more...)
Supermoon 2017 will be Visible Sunday Supermoon 2017 will be Visible Sunday
- Декабря 01, 2017

That means sometimes it's closer to the planet and sometimes farther away. It's on Sunday night, and unfortunately for any aspiring skywatchers who have to work the next day, the moon will be at its biggest and brightest at between 3:45am and 4:00am EST on Monday, November 4th. (more...)
Amazon's Alexa exists the home and enters the workforce Amazon's Alexa exists the home and enters the workforce
- Декабря 01, 2017

If players want to go even more over-the-top with this, Amazon has speakers modeled after Ghost available for preorder . Now that's some real immersion there. "Alexa for Business extends the simplicity of voice control to the workplace, while adding powerful tools to help businesses deploy and manage devices, create skills, and deliver voice-first experiences in a scalable way - all backed by the AWS Cloud". (more...)
Bungie shows off new Destiny 2 weapon changes, adds new vendor rewards Bungie shows off new Destiny 2 weapon changes, adds new vendor rewards
- Декабря 01, 2017

As previously revealed, ornaments for select Legendary armor will come to Destiny 2 with the launch of the game's Season 2, beginning on December 5 with the release of the Curse of Osiris expansion. There are indeed many changes in " Destiny 2 " that are expected to impress veteran players of the game. You can use the materials then make your favorite legendary into a new Masterwork weapon. (more...)

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