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Russian nationals charged in Mueller investigation Russian nationals charged in Mueller investigation
- February 18, 2018

Prigozhin has also organized catering for Kremlin events for several years and has provided catering and utility services to the Russian military. The sweeping indictment describes in detail an unprecedented campaign by Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential election, affirming the longstanding conclusions of the USA intelligence community. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to investigate Florida shooter tip Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to investigate Florida shooter tip
- February 18, 2018

The agent in charge of the bureau's Miami field office said officials could not at the time confirm the commenter's identity . "We have spoken with victims and families, and deeply regret the additional pain this causes all those affected by this frightful tragedy", FBI Director Christopher Wray said. (more...)
NASA finds over 100 new planets in space, some are like Earth NASA finds over 100 new planets in space, some are like Earth
- February 18, 2018

The scientists analyzed several hundred signals to determine which signals were created by exoplanets and which were caused by other sources. Exoplanets are planets found outside of our solar system, the Milky Way , that orbit a star - just like how Earth orbits the Sun . (more...)
Isro set to launch second lunar probe Chandrayaan-2 in April Isro set to launch second lunar probe Chandrayaan-2 in April
- February 17, 2018

K Sivan, secretary, department of space and chairman of Space Commission said the total cost of the Chandrayaan 2 mission will be about Rs800 crore. "The targeted date is April". The mission will carry a six-wheeled rover, which will move around the landing site in semi-autonomous mode as decided by the ground commands. (more...)
Twitter is killing off its Mac client - here's the best alternative Twitter is killing off its Mac client - here's the best alternative
- February 17, 2018

In a tweet sent out yesterday afternoon, Twitter announced that they are pulling the Mac app from the App Store . According to the tweet, the firm will be "focusing our efforts on a great Twitter experience that's consistent across platforms". (more...)
"LG To Launch Flagship With 6.1" Display & Snapdragon 845 In June
- February 17, 2018

This will give it an increased brightness, (up to 800 nits) but with a 35% reduction in energy consumption compared to an IPS LCD. The LG G6 successor will not be called LG G7 and will launch sometime in June 2018. Other rumored features include staples like wireless charging and IP68 dust and water proofing, as well as LG's push into AI with a digital assistant, voice recognition, and camera AI. (more...)
System Shock reboot on 'hiatus' after raising $1.35 million System Shock reboot on 'hiatus' after raising $1.35 million
- February 17, 2018

Night Dive Studios provided an update on the project's official Kickstarter page that the upcoming System Shock remake from the studio has been put on hold following developmental difficulties and financial constraints. "Ultimately the responsibility for the decisions rests with me", the post continued. We are taking a break, but NOT ending the project. Kick assures that " System Shock is going to be completed and all of our promises fulfilled". (more...)
Bayonetta is Now Available on Nintendo Switch Bayonetta is Now Available on Nintendo Switch
- February 17, 2018

Is there any other console as exciting as the Nintendo Switch since its release? Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 release on Friday this week on the Nintendo Switch, and according to critics across the internet, it's Nintendo's newest must-own game on the console . (more...)
Trump Responds to FBI Indictment of Russian Nationalists in Election Meddling Probe Trump Responds to FBI Indictment of Russian Nationalists in Election Meddling Probe
- February 17, 2018

The office of the special counsel charged 13 Russians and three Russian companies. Mr. Rosenstein said there is nothing in the indictment that indicates any American citizens were involved in the alleged information warfare campaign. (more...)
NASA TV to air USA spacewalk at the International Space Station NASA TV to air USA spacewalk at the International Space Station
- February 17, 2018

After opening the airlock's hatch and rigging safety tethers, they made their way outside as the station passed 250 miles above northern South America. The entire spacewalk is being streamed on the United States space agency's website . It was the first spacewalk for Kanai, a surgeon and former diving medical officer who arrived at the space station in December. (more...)
Intel has just squeezed a 'quantum computer' on a silicon chip Intel has just squeezed a 'quantum computer' on a silicon chip
- February 17, 2018

Spin qubits work by utilizing the spin of an electron - which can be controlled using tiny microwave pulses - and can be classified as "up" or "down" to correspond with the traditional binary values of 0 and 1. But with the said development on the table, we might see more powerful quantum chips capable of executing more complex algorithms sooner than expected. (more...)
Fortnite's new Season Pass REQUIRES in-game money Fortnite's new Season Pass REQUIRES in-game money
- February 17, 2018

Not to be outdone, Battle Royale mode gets its own exclusive new feature: thematic Shrines hidden across the map, each promising untold treasures to lucky adventurers. Fortnite is available now for the PS4, Xbox One and PC. Chug Jug drop chance decreased by 15 %. Added distinctive sound variations when starting to build with Wood/Stone/Metal . (more...)
Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality out April 10, Collector's Edition Revealed Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality out April 10, Collector's Edition Revealed
- February 17, 2018

Rick and Morty : Virtual Rick-ality is an "adventure video game that immerses [players] in the odd and unusual word of Rick and Morty ". You can help Rick with his weird experiments and follow his directions (or not if you want to get yelled at) as you solve puzzles, complete missions and even fix an intergalactic vehicle in this fully voice acted adventure. (more...)
Lindsey Vonn's 2018 Winter Olympics Schedule Lindsey Vonn's 2018 Winter Olympics Schedule
- February 17, 2018

Still, don't bet against Vonn competing again, even though she previously claimed that PyeongChang would be her swan song from the slopes. The 2018 Winter Olympics will not be the first time that Lindsey Vonn races in South Korea. It was about that age Lindy Lund saw a switch flip with her oldest daughter, when she took her to an autograph session with U.S. Skiing sensation Picabo Street. (more...)
JioPhone Now Available On E-commerce Website Amazon JioPhone Now Available On E-commerce Website Amazon
- February 17, 2018

The Reliance Jio phone sports a 2.4-inch display with a resolution of 240x320 pixels. Reliance JioPhone customers are recommended to check if the device is being sold by Reliance Digital and fulfilled by Amazon, before booking. And the best of the JioFootball offer is the cashback is instant. The moment a customer does a Rs 198/299 recharge for the first time, starting today until 31st March 2018, the 44 vouchers of Rs 50 will be credited to the customers MyJio account. (more...)
The iPhone captured 51pc of all smartphone revenues worldwide in Q4 The iPhone captured 51pc of all smartphone revenues worldwide in Q4
- February 17, 2018

The report from Strategy Analytics states that Samsung only garnered 15.7 percent of the total smartphone revenue while Huawei managed to obtain less than half that number. With carriers no longer offering friendly subsidies as in years past, the reality is that the iPhone X's $1,000 sticker price likely dissuaded otherwise interested iPhone owners from actually upgrading. (more...)
US Firearms Agency: Rifle Used by Florida Shooter Purchased Legally US Firearms Agency: Rifle Used by Florida Shooter Purchased Legally
- February 17, 2018

The funeral for Alyssa, 14, is Friday. Sobbing Broward County school district Supt. "This IS about guns and this is about all the people who had their life abruptly ended because of guns", student Carly Novell tweeted. Cruz, who had attended the Parkland school before being expelled, is now in custody and has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. He is charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. (more...)
Global Automotive Signalling Wire Market 2018 Lear, Tessco, Delphi and Yura Global Automotive Signalling Wire Market 2018 Lear, Tessco, Delphi and Yura
- February 17, 2018

The competitive study of Drum Brake System manufacturers covers company profile, their current market standings, Drum Brake System manufacturing base, product picture and cost structure analysis, sales volume, annual revenue, Drum Brake System raw material cost and suppliers, labor cost, Drum Brake System market share and contact information, competitive strategies adopted by them, new manufacturer entrants in Drum Brake System market . (more...)
Lebron James: Trump doesn't really 'give af*ck about the people' Lebron James: Trump doesn't really 'give af*ck about the people'
- February 17, 2018

When I was growing up, there was like three jobs that you looked for inspiration ... "In 2003, I wrote a New York Times bestseller called "Shut Up & Sing, ' in which I criticized celebrities like the Dixie Chicks & Barbra Streisand who were trashing then-President George W. (more...)
Previous Google Nexus owners receiving discount off the Pixel 2 Previous Google Nexus owners receiving discount off the Pixel 2
- February 17, 2018

With the discount applied, the 64GB Pixel 2 costs just $519.20, the 128GB model is $599.20, while the Pixel 2 XL goes for $679.20 (with 64GB), or $759.20 (if you want 128GB of storage). In easier words, you will just be spending around $18.74 every 30 days for a 64GB Pixel 2 XL , or $22.91 every month if you need double the internal storage space. (more...)
Subaru Announces Pricing For Its Largest Model: The Ascent Subaru Announces Pricing For Its Largest Model: The Ascent
- February 17, 2018

The Ascent will have a 2.4-liter turbocharged flat-four engine that will produce 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque and standard all-wheel drive. The Ascent also comes standard with EyeSight technologies, including automatic pre-collision braking, lane departure and sway warning, and adaptive cruise control. (more...)
Sonos One, Like Apple HomePod, Leaves White Marks On Wooden Furniture Sonos One, Like Apple HomePod, Leaves White Marks On Wooden Furniture
- February 16, 2018

The company went on to suggest that if customers are unhappy about the marks they should not place the speaker on wooden furniture: "If you're concerned about this, we recommend placing your HomePod on a different surface". According to a report by Bloomberg which cites product analysis firm TechInsights, Apple is generating margins of over a third (38 per cent) on its latest speaker device, which retails for $349 in the USA (£320 in the UK). (more...)
Turkey proposes joint-US plan to remove Kurd militia from Syria's Manbij Turkey proposes joint-US plan to remove Kurd militia from Syria's Manbij
- February 16, 2018

Washington and Ankara are making an effort to mend relations, strained over the former's support of Kurdish forces in Syria. It's been a flashpoint over the years for Turkish-Kurdish tensions, al Qaeda and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) fighters traveling back and forth, and incidents involving major powers including Russian Federation. (more...)
Borneo orangutans have plummeted by almost 150000 Borneo orangutans have plummeted by almost 150000
- February 16, 2018

The Bornean orangutan is categorised as "critically endangered" on the official IUCN Red List. They estimated the overall size of the island's population from the number of orangutan tree nests observed in Borneo - a total of 36,555 nests. (more...)
Uber in United Kingdom safety drive as it battles to secure future Uber in United Kingdom safety drive as it battles to secure future
- February 16, 2018

Uber has promised it will start reporting serious crimes involving passengers directly to the police, rather than waiting for the victims to make a formal report. The current legislation was introduced before these technologies were developed, so in response to the changing industry, TfL has consulted and implemented a number of changes to improve standards and address safety concerns. (more...)
Kia drops the apostrophe and adds the tech on all-new Ceed Kia drops the apostrophe and adds the tech on all-new Ceed
- February 16, 2018

Michael Cole, Chief Operating Officer for Kia Motors Europe, said: "The Kia Ceed has been a lynchpin in the brand's consistent growth across Europe for more than a decade". Last, but not least, Kia claims that the new Ceed will be the most hi-tech vehicle in its class. Bluetooth connectivity, automatic lights and keyless entry will be standard, while for the first time on a Kia, a heated windscreen will be available. (more...)
Coinbase Customers Cry Foul After Unexpected Banking Charges Coinbase Customers Cry Foul After Unexpected Banking Charges
- February 16, 2018

It wrote: "We deeply apologise for any frustration this may cause". One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges of the U.S " Coinbase " is now in the midst of a controversy after some of the users reported some unauthorized charges made to their bank accounts by the exchange. (more...)
Huge BREAKTHROUGH as space boffins discover 100 alien planets Huge BREAKTHROUGH as space boffins discover 100 alien planets
- February 16, 2018

During the latest research, the team found that some of the signals coming from the 275 candidate exoplanets they were investigating were actually being caused by multiple star systems or noise from the spacecraft. Mayo has stated that it's hard to determine if these 100 new planets were actually planets, saying, "We found that some of the signals were caused by multiple star systems or noise from the spacecraft". (more...)
Olympic Men's Alpine Skiing Combined Results 2018: Medal Winners After Slalom Olympic Men's Alpine Skiing Combined Results 2018: Medal Winners After Slalom
- February 16, 2018

Victory was earned by posting the fastest slalom time despite skiing through a fierce cross wind that kicked up snow flurries. His specialty is the slalom and giant slalom events. Despite six overall World Cup titles and another within close reach, Hirscher had just one Olympic silver medal to his name before arriving in South Korea . (more...)
Get inspired by Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon's Olympic comeback Get inspired by Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon's Olympic comeback
- February 16, 2018

Gillis Grafstrom and Yevgeny Plushenko also have four medals. Alina Zagitova of the OAR won the segment with 158.08 points with a stunning routine that featured backloaded jumps that allowed her to capitalize on the bonuses awarded for jumps done in the second half of a program. (more...)