• NASA has postponed the launch of solar probe Parker
NASA has postponed the launch of solar probe Parker

Washington D.C: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Saturday postponed the launch of its Parker Solar Probe spacecraft by a day. "This space weather has a direct influence, not always positive, on our technology in space, our spacecraft, it disrupts our communications, it creates a hazardous environment for astronauts an...

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  • Perseid meteor shower 2018: Dramatic pictures of night sky
Perseid meteor shower 2018: Dramatic pictures of night sky

Monday is the final evening of the peak nights for viewing the annual Perseid shower. The best way to catch the shower is by travelling out of the city (if you aren't already) to a quiet spot not affected by light pollution. The meteors appear to radiate from the constellation Perseus in the sky and hence the name Perseids. A dazzling display ...

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  • August 11 Partial Solar Eclipse: Best Times, Places to See
August 11 Partial Solar Eclipse: Best Times, Places to See

The eclipse will last for three hours and 28 minutes, the third and final this year. But on July 2, 2019, there will be a total solar eclipse which will be seen in the central part of South America and over South Pacific. As per the NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre (GSFC) map - which showcases the path of this eclipse - predicts that the vi...

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  • NASA confirms delays in Boeing and SpaceX commercial crew flights
NASA confirms delays in Boeing and SpaceX commercial crew flights

The idea is that other customers will emerge and the company will have a profitable business that does not rely exclusively on government contracts. Boeing's Starliner spacecraft will blast off atop United Launch Alliance's Atlas 5 rocket, while SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft will travel on the company's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket .

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  • Mars will approach Earth at a minimum distance
Mars will approach Earth at a minimum distance

While the Martian atmosphere does contain carbon dioxide, it can not support the formation of liquid water because it is to thin and cold. To get water to sit on the surface and stay there would require a much thicker atmosphere than it now has.

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  • How to view the longest lunar eclipse this century
How to view the longest lunar eclipse this century

The next total lunar eclipse visible from start to finish from anywhere in Africa is in 2025 and is expected to start at 18h27. The total lunar eclipse will last almost 103 minutes, which makes it the century's longest. Putting to rest all apprehensions about the risks associated with viewing the eclipse with a naked eye, Duari said, "No spec...

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  • Watch Blue Origin launch its New Shepard spacecraft live right here
Watch Blue Origin launch its New Shepard spacecraft live right here

While this flight was primarily meant to demonstrate the vehicle's escape system, the crew capsule carried eight research and technology demonstration payloads, similar to what the vehicle has done on previous suborbital test flights. Once it reached the threshold of space, the capsule fired its motors, shooting it away from the booster in a mane...

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  • Starr reacts to Kavanaugh nomination
Starr reacts to Kavanaugh nomination

But despite extraordinary pressure already heaped on Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski by liberal groups, and Democrats who warn that confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh could spell disaster for women's rights and health care, the pair have given little indication that they will reject him.

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  • EPA head Scott Pruitt is gone, but his mission continues
EPA head Scott Pruitt is gone, but his mission continues

Reports also indicate Pruitt asked EPA staff to run personal errands for him not pertaining to the agency's responsibilities and he has had close ties with industry giants the agency has previously regulated. Hurlbut, who has first-hand knowledge of Wheeler's work, said he disagrees with the acting EPA chair on policy matters, but acknowledged that...

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  • Extreme heat to stick around GTA for most of the week
Extreme heat to stick around GTA for most of the week

In the US, one woman reportedly died Saturday in Pennsylvania after going into cardiac arrest due to the heat, and a 30-year-old man collapsed while running a race in NY. He says the new system is more accurate. A cool down is expected by Friday with the passage of a cold front. Friday is forecast to be 28 C with a 40 per cent chance of showers.

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  • Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick July 9
Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick July 9

June 30, 2018- President Donald Trump has already said he plans to pick a young Supreme Court justice who could serve for decades. Trump has narrowed his list of Supreme Court finalists to five candidates, including two women. One thing is certain as President Donald Trump surveys prospective Supreme Court nominees: Age matters. "We'd be ve...

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  • Where are the best places to see the upcoming 'blood moon'?
Where are the best places to see the upcoming 'blood moon'?

Okay, but even if the end were nigh, the eclipse aspect of this event will only be seen from the eastern hemisphere; I'm not really sure how omens work, but seems like we're safe this time. The so-called "super blood blue" moon early this year. Saturn is now at opposition, meaning it and the sun are at opposite sides of Earth . While the brigh...

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  • Choices made today will define collective future: PM on Environment Day
Choices made today will define collective future: PM on Environment Day

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad emphasised on raising awareness for "a cleaner and greener environment that can lead us to sustainable development". "Together, we can chart a path to a cleaner, greener world", concluded the Secretary-General. "Refuse what you can't re-use", he asserted. Pawin Talerngsri, a member of the national reform commi...

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  • SpaceX launches communication satellite, ditches old booster
SpaceX launches communication satellite, ditches old booster

The company SpaceX Elon musk moved to end 2018 mid 2019 commercial launch his spaceship with humans to orbit the moon. The launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla ., has a four-hour window that opens 12:29am ET (04:29 UTC). SES-12 is designed for an operational life of some 15 years. Described as two satellites in one, SES-12 will provide broadc...

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  • Lowcountry weather as Subtropical Storm Alberto makes landfall
Lowcountry weather as Subtropical Storm Alberto makes landfall

Alberto is expected to hold its current strength. but very little additional strengthening is likely before coming ashore across the U.S. east central Gulf coast. Gulf Coast residents should "take this storm seriously", the National Weather Service said on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north through the Gulf of Mexico, threatenin...

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  • Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; on track for Gulf Coast
Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; on track for Gulf Coast

One to four hurricanes could be considered "major" with sustained winds of at least 111 miles per hour. Update 11 a.m.: The first forecast models are in from the NHC , and they show Alberto avoiding South Florida . Tropical storm watches are in effect for Tulum to Cabo Catoche, Mexico, and the Cuban province of Pinar del Rio. The U.S. Na...

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  • Trump Adviser Kushner Gets Permanent Security Clearance
Trump Adviser Kushner Gets Permanent Security Clearance

Abbe Lowell , lawyer for the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , got heated Wednesday when CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked about any potential charges that Kushner may be facing following his interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. "He answered all questions asked and did whatever he could to expedite the conclusion of all the investigation". ...

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  • Battlefield V name confirmed as EA sets May 23 reveal
Battlefield V name confirmed as EA sets May 23 reveal

Actually, it wasn't EA but Trevor Noah, known to many as the host of The Daily Show , who let the cat out of the bag. Most exciting fact is that the new Battlefield game may include a Battle Royale mode . ET. As for why Noah got the job of hosting the reveal, "gamer", he says in the video , is his "main job". A time period has still not be...

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  • Facebook reports increased posts of graphic violence in Q1 2018
Facebook reports increased posts of graphic violence in Q1 2018

An estimated 3 to 4 percent of Facebook accounts were fake accounts, the company said . The new report was released in conjunction with Facebook's latest Transparency Report , which said that across the world government requests for account data increased by four percent in the second half of 2017 compared to the first half.

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  • Google under investigation in Australia for data collection via Android devices
Google under investigation in Australia for data collection via Android devices

That information could have been used by Google to determine the location of the devices even if location-determining features like Global Positioning System were disabled in the phone's settings. The ACCC is particularly concerned that digital platforms like Google and Facebook have tremendous influence on the advertising market. Australian Pr...

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  • Introducing Microsoft Surface Hub 2
Introducing Microsoft Surface Hub 2

Another nifty addition to this year's Surface Hub is the fact that it can be employed in the portrait orientation as well, unlike the previous one which was restricted to a landscape position. Though Microsoft is announcing the Surface Hub 2 in time for businesses to start planning for purchases a year or two out, some-not all-of these capabiliti...

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  • NASA aims to fly a helicopter on Mars
NASA aims to fly a helicopter on Mars

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine [VIDEO ] announced on Twitter that the Mars 2020 would have another enhancement. Scientists want to test the way "heavier air" vehicles will operate on the red planet , a NASA spokesman said. This is meant to demonstrate the viability and usefulness of such aircraft on Mars . "We have an autonomous capabilit...

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  • How To Replace Google Assistant With Alexa Or Cortana On Android?
How To Replace Google Assistant With Alexa Or Cortana On Android?

But there were some concerns those commands would be awkward, and that integrations like this could be unnecessary too. Additionally, you won't be able to use the " Alexa " keyword phrase to activate the assistant. Likewise, users are able to invoke Alexa on Windows PC through Cortana just by saying " Hey Cortana , open Alexa ". Yes, thi...

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  • Pricing, NES games, cloud saves
Pricing, NES games, cloud saves

When the service launches , 20 of these games will be available at launch. If you own a Switch , you do not need an NES Classic anymore, due for re-release in summer 2018. Perhaps the most exciting thing about Nintendo Switch Online is that the service unlocks access to a library of NES game with added newly-online multiplayer.

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  • Destiny 2 Warmind DLC And Update Are Live; Patch Notes Released
Destiny 2 Warmind DLC And Update Are Live; Patch Notes Released

Players will venture into a polar ice cap on Mars to explore epic adventures and activities! " Destiny 2 " will be getting a new gameplay mode in fall that developers are set to debut next month. Warmind features an all-new Raid lair, a new Hive faction, and brand-new endgame ritual, Escalation Protocol . Bungie explains more: " Escalation P...

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  • GB Group plc (LON:GBG) Weekly Ratings on May 6, 2018
GB Group plc (LON:GBG) Weekly Ratings on May 6, 2018

Element Limited Liability holds 0.32% or 193,219 shares. SVS hit GBX 967.5 during the last trading session after GBX 2.5 change.Savills plc is after having 0.00% since May 6, 2017. On Monday, November 13 Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of EXPN in report with "Sell" rating. Its down 0.06, from 0.92 in 2017Q3. Millennium Management Llc accumula...

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  • WhatsApp text can crash your entire smartphone
WhatsApp text can crash your entire smartphone

Fresh leaks hint that work on the WhatsApp iOS Business app has finally begun. Thus far, at least two variations of the message bomb have been identified - there's one with a black dot that literally warns recipients of what will happen if you tap on it (and apparently, folks are still doing just that).

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  • Seahawks swap with Packers, trading down in first round
Seahawks swap with Packers, trading down in first round

The 6-foot-5, 308-pound Seattle native went to WSU as a tight end, but switched to offensive line early during his freshman year. After trading down with the New Orleans Saints , the Packers were set to draft 27. "You hope the guys embrace it and are pros about it and try to get better", scout Matt Malaspina said. Kevin King , last year's sec...

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  • Ford To Stop Selling All But 2 Passenger Cars In North America
Ford To Stop Selling All But 2 Passenger Cars In North America

Ford has also made clear that waning consumer demand and product profitability are two reasons why it's halting investment in the next generation of sedans. Ford's marketing and sales division is likely to see a large portion of cost reduction. Now Ford, one of the great engines of 20th-century American industry, is about to do the unthinkable:...

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  • Snap is trying again with Spectacles, for some reason
Snap is trying again with Spectacles, for some reason

The Spectacles' design is also getting a revamp, with an improved build quality, repositioned charging port, and no more permanent yellow ring, though a white circle is still present when recording. Recharging is done with the included charging case. Snap is also working with the online lens company Lensabl to provide prescription lenses fo...

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  • Lifetime Switch sales have surpassed 17M units
Lifetime Switch sales have surpassed 17M units

The combined sales of Switch consoles and related gaming titles has helped the Japanese gaming giant record a healthy US$1.6 billion profit for its fiscal year just ended. "We will develop the company to its fullest", Furukawa said at a news conference (per Bloomberg ). "He may be the ideal person to fill the communication gap that exists betwee...

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  • With 2.2bn users, Facebook's profits soar in Q1
With 2.2bn users, Facebook's profits soar in Q1

So will this result from Facebook be enough to steady the fragile USA share markets? The company's North American daily active users have also returned to growth, inching up to 185 million, after they dropped for the first time ever in Q4 2017, to 184 million - assuaging short-term concerns that users may be about to abandom the social network...

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  • Google Is Giving Gmail a Makeover
Google Is Giving Gmail a Makeover

Users of Google Docs have had access to a pretty decent offline mode for some time now via the installation of a browser extension, and it appears similar functionality is coming to Gmail (albeit seemingly without the need for a separate browser extension).

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  • Amazon confirms the existence of a 'Fire TV Cube'
Amazon confirms the existence of a 'Fire TV Cube'

That apart the only difference between the Amazon Echo Spot and the other Echo device is the presence of the display and the integrated camera that allows users to make video calls with the Alexa app on their phone. There is Bluetooth connectivity and a 3.5mm Aux-in port to let you transform the Echo Spot into a home entertainment system. T...

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  • OnePlus 6 launch event slated for May 16 in London
OnePlus 6 launch event slated for May 16 in London

The company traditionally refreshes its flagship line in June. As per tradition, the new OnePlus smartphone will be launched in China first and then in other markets. It's pretty common for OnePlus's current models to go out of stock weeks before the launch of their successors. Just like it did for the OnePlus 5T, except on a larger scale.

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  • Spotify Adds a Bunch of New Features to Free Offering
Spotify Adds a Bunch of New Features to Free Offering

The new experience will be rolling out to iOS and Android globally in the coming weeks. As a user saves songs to a playlist, Spotify will suggest similar songs based on what you add. Spotify says the feature works by optimizing how the app streams music and how imagery and UI elements in the app are loaded. This comes to approximately 750 ...

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  • Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata
Earth Day: Let's pledge to keep our environment clean, says Mamata

We recently saw the "plasticberg" of garbage that drifted into parts of our pristine Caribbean Sea, underscoring the plastic pollution that already spoils some of our beaches. By sharing these successes we hope to encourage and inspire more business to find plastic-free solutions. The daylong event organised by Earth Day Bengaluru at The Arts V...

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  • ASUS launches affordable ZenFone Max Pro smartphone for Indian market
ASUS launches affordable ZenFone Max Pro smartphone for Indian market

The FullHD+ (2160x1080) display covered by the 2.5D glass on top merges seamlessly into the phone's metal frame. Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 will soon have a new variant with 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage , expandable up to 2TB via a dedicated memory card slot.

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  • Sean Hannity built real estate empire with HUD aid while championing HUD
Sean Hannity built real estate empire with HUD aid while championing HUD

Hannity also appeared to take issue with The Guardian's description of the LLCs used to purchase the properties as " shell companies ". The report by JON SWAINE alleges that HANNITY holds the properties in over 20 shell companies , all named with a variant of a name based on the initials of HANNITY's children.

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  • Celtics fall flat in Game 3 rout in Milwaukee
Celtics fall flat in Game 3 rout in Milwaukee

After a nail biting overtime win in Game 1, and a blowout win in Game 2, the Celtics came into the Bradley Center with a ton of momentum and a 2-0 series lead in the NBA Playoffs. Milwaukee , after failing to show much defensive presence in the opening two games of the series on the road, regrouped at home and guaranteed that this series woul...

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  • Analyst Predicts Apple Will Discontinue iPhone X This Year
Analyst Predicts Apple Will Discontinue iPhone X This Year

After talking to iPhone case manufacturers at the Global Sources Mobile Electronics trade-show, Japanese blog Macotakara claimed Apple is making a second-generation iPhone SE , with plans to announce the device in May. Previous reports indicated that the iPhone SE 2 will be manufactured in India, and it will be targeted for emerging markets ...

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  • Australians caught up in worldwide cyber attacks blamed on Russian Federation
Australians caught up in worldwide cyber attacks blamed on Russian Federation

US-CERT said the alert, which applied to Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE), Cisco Smart Install (SMI), and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) enabled network devices such as router , switch, firewall, and Network-based Intrusion Detection System , was the result of joint analysis from the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal ...

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  • Raptors, Celtics easily secure game-two wins
Raptors, Celtics easily secure game-two wins

Celtics guard Jaylen Brown led the way with 30 points and five other Boston players scored in double figures. Bledsoe is averaging 10.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 turnovers over 33.4 minutes per game. For Milwaukee, Giannis Antetokounmpo wtih 30 points and Krhis Middleton with 25 seem to be the only scorers. Along with a supporting c...

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  • Castlevania Returns With Grimoire Of Souls On iOS
Castlevania Returns With Grimoire Of Souls On iOS

In order to find out the meaning to these words, Genya sets out to meet the letter's sender. The last side-scrolling title in the series was Castlevania: Harmony of Despair in 2010. A statement that I'm sticking by, as Konami unveils its latest stab at raiding Dracula's tomb, in Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls . The protagonist Arika is a myste...

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  • Facebook tightens issue ads, political ads to prevent election interference
Facebook tightens issue ads, political ads to prevent election interference

Reps. Greg Walden, R-Ore., and Frank Pallone, D-N.J., said the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing will focus on the Facebook's "use and protection of user data". Moscow has denied the allegations. Those who manage large pages that do not clear the process will no longer be able to post, it said, adding that this will make it much harder fo...

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  • Short Term Technical picture - Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)
Short Term Technical picture - Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Russell Lucas decreased its stake in Apple Inc (AAPL) by 10.2% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Smith Chas P & Associates Pa Cpas sold 37,174 shares as the company's stock declined 16.40% with the market. Jacobs Levy Equity Management accumulated 1.47% or 979,438 shares. (NYSE:BRO). Kbc Group Incorporated Nv reported 0.06%...

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  • Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Users Would Have to Pay for Total Privacy
Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Users Would Have to Pay for Total Privacy

Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify before Congress on April 10 and 11. But as the others have indicated, it is yet fairly simple to get a Facebook users' phone number through other means, like public groups, many of which were made when someone lost their phone or upgraded to a new one and required to gather the numbers of their family and ...

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  • Apple To Replace Intel Chips In Macs With Custom Processor By 2020
Apple To Replace Intel Chips In Macs With Custom Processor By 2020

Apple didn't say anything in reaction and so Intel said that "We don't comment on speculation about our customers". What appeared to be troubling news for Intel came as the California-based company worked to get to market with chips created to address vulnerabilities disclosed earlier this year.

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  • $2.5 bn arms deal: 'I am innocent,' Zuma tells cheering crowd
$2.5 bn arms deal: 'I am innocent,' Zuma tells cheering crowd

His financial adviser, Schabir Shaikh, was found guilty of trying to solicit bribes on his behalf from a French arms firm and was jailed in 2005. The corruption allegations were previously filed against Zuma but were dropped prior to his presidential run in 2009.

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  • Fortnite Vending Machine Locations - Map To Find Them All
Fortnite Vending Machine Locations - Map To Find Them All

From what we're seeing right now, most people are locating Vending Machines in defined areas. As you can imagine then, finding brick, building a ton of walls, and locating the hidden gnome can be pretty tricky in the middle of somewhere like Pleasant Park or Tilted Towers, so you may have some issues with this one.

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