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Melting ice puts hungry polar bears at risk

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Turns out they are high-energy beasts, burning through 12,325 calories a day-despite sitting around most of the time, according to a unique metabolic analysis of wild bears published Thursday in Science . "She might have been desperate", Pagano speculated. And polar bears now need more food than in the past , a study found. "This is what a starving bear looks like". Read More »

'Mario Kart' is dashing to your smartphone

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According to me, this is a big deal because it just is! They've finally gotten down to it. Only in the past couple of years has the company began to turn more attention to the mobile gaming industry , licensing various Pokémon titles and developing a few of its own, including Miitomo and Mario Run . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery size revealed and you probably won't like it

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Will you be waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S9 Active? Samsung is all set to launch its flagship smartphones for the year 2018 later this month before MWC 2018 in Barcelona. We can only know once we review the smartphone and if the aforementioned claim by the Union Repair website holds some weight. Credit: Weibo /BGRA leaker at China's Weibo, which was earlier reported on by BGR , has published three images of what could be the official press photos to promote the Galaxy S9's camera ... Read More »

Counter-Strike co-creator arrested over alleged child sexual exploitation

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Counter-Strike began life as a modification for Half-Life in 1999 before being developed into various standalone iterations, including Counter-Strike: Condition Zero , Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive . Cliffe does not have a criminal history and his girlfriend said she was concerned about Cliffe and the charges. 'Reports suggest he has been arrested for a felony offence. Read More »

Google Assistant Can Wake You Up With a Favorite Song

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Once that alarm time rolls around, you'll get tunes instead of an obnoxious, head-ache-inducing noise, unless you do choose Kidz Bop. You can also just ask it to wake you up to a specific artist. The first step is to link your Netflix account in the Google Home app or via the Google Assistant on your phone. You can set an alarm just for that, too. Read More »

India unveils hike in tariffs on mobile phone imports

And as stated, this duty tax increase is the third one in the last 12 months. Apple and Google however did not immediately respond to queries on the impact of the duty hike. India said Thursday it is raising customs duty on imported mobile phones from 15% to 20% in a move created to protect local manufacturing. That said, if you're in the camp of those who must have the latest, like you won't even buy the iPhone X now, because there are already rumours of the next iteration, then India's ... Read More »

Mystery over ancient advanced tools found in India

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The new study published in global scientific journal Nature suggests that Middle Palaeolithic culture was present in India some 385,000 years ago. To come to the conclusion that Middle Palaeolithic culture was present in India, the scientists and researchers examined over 700 stone artefacts from from Middle Palaeolithic layers at Attirampakkam . Read More »

Years Later: Columbia Disaster's Impact on Arkansas

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Kalpana Chawla was born and brought up in Karnal, Haryana. Paying tribute to Chawla, recently even Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned her in the latest edition of his radio address "Mann Ki Baat". Kalpna was awarded Congressional Space Medal of Honor, the NASA Space Flight Medal, and the NASA Distinguished Service Medal Posthumously. After repeated delay of her second mission which was also her last, it finally began on 2003. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Confirmed, New Screenshots Released

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Rockstar Games has finally lassoed a Red Dead Redemption 2 release date , confirming the highly anticipated cowboy sequel will launch on October 26 for PS4 and Xbox One . Take a look at the latest trailer for " Red Dead Redemption 2 " right here and see for yourself! The fact that they gave a specific date this time around hopefully means that one stays firm. Read More »

Reliance Jio and MediaTek partner for an Android Oreo (Go Edition) smartphone

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With the JioPhone, Reliance Jio aims to bring 50 crore feature phone users on to the Internet bandwagon. By teaming up with MediaTek , Reliance Jio wants to make Android Oreo (Go Edition ) based smartphone that is affordable. The company plans to launch a series of chipsets, namely, MT6739 and MT6580 which are its latest SoCs that are built to support the Android Go platform . Read More »

Fight! Corvette ZR1 beats Ford GT's lap record

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Sure, the Ford GT might seem more of a purpose-built machine than the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, but the latter offers a V8 (the Ford Performance halo auto has a 647 twin-turbo V6, remember?) and more chronograph glory for a quarter of the money. Read More »

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect QUALCOMM (QCOM) Share Price

It has underperformed by 7.98% the S&P500. Jacobi Capital Management LLC grew its stake in QUALCOMM by 7.8% in the second quarter. Eagle Ridge Investment Management sold 10,928 shares as the company's stock rose 2.14% with the market. The company was maintained on Monday, November 20 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Thursday, January 28. Read More »

Australians capture glimpse of rare super blood, blue moon

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For those keen to catch an early glimpse of the phenomenon, Mr Burkill says a good time to see the celestial event will be about 6pm or after when "the supermoon will probably be at its lowest point in the sky". Read Also Gujarat university to axe 60 trees for new buildingsDecoding the "Super blue blood moon " Unlike other eclipses, you don't need a pair of binoculars or telescope to watch this super moon . Read More »

Destiny 2 Roadmap Reveals The New Features On The Way

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Destiny 2 has had a rough couple of months admittedly, but there are forces at work who are attempting to reinvigorate the game's fanbase through content updates , feature reworks, and constant communication. March highlights include Iron Banner going 6v6 from 4v4, and Crucible quitter penalties. This patch will add things like private matches, support for multiple emotes, Exotic Masterworks, and a Prestige mode for the Eater of the Worlds raid, among other things. Read More »

Apple to halve iPhone X production owing to 'disappointing' sales

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Apple's iPhone slowdown scandal has turned into a matter of federal interest as United States agencies begin to conduct probes, Bloomberg reported . Apparently, at least one major change that was expected - a major revamp of the home-screen where the grid of icons was to be replaced with something more useful - is not coming hit year but is being held back till 2019. Read More »

Featured Stock for Investors: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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About 12.00 million shares traded. Sky Gru Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 2.21% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ). It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Hood Amy sold 55,000 shares worth $4.00M. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) now has a "Buy" signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. Read More »

FBI Has 'GRAVE CONCERNS' Over Releasing FISA Memo — RELEASE THE MEMO

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Release of the memo has been opposed by Democrats , who argue it gives an inaccurate portrayal of appropriate actions undertaken by law enforcement, and by the Justice Department, which has said it should remain classified. "It doesn't help the President, our country, the administration". The White House initially said Trump had yet to make up his mind on whether to release the memo. Read More »

Mario Kart Tour - Nintendo's newest mobile app announced

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We just got Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp , and now Nintendo is blessing us with another mobile game. The checkered flag has been raised and the finish line is near. I'm wondering if they're going to try to apply the CSR Racing formula to Mario Kart characters? After Mario's first appearance on smartphones in Super Mario Run , Nintendo's plumber will soon be returning to mobile devices with his go-kart in tow. Read More »

SpaceX successfully launches GovSat-1 on a flight proven Falcon 9

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The booster on Wednesday's mission first flew May 1, 2017, to propel a classified National Reconnaissance Office payload toward orbit. "There you saw a successful liftoff of the Falcon 9", a SpaceX commentator said as the rocket launched on a sunny day from Cape Canaveral at 4:25 p.m. Read More »

Super blue blood moon proves to be a celestial treat in Hyderabad

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This one also happened to be an especially close and bright moon , or supermoon . It's " blue " because it's the second full moon of the month. "The red color during a lunar eclipse is very distinctive and it's a rare treat to be able to see a blood red moon", said Brian Rachford, associate professor of physics at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Read More »

The Lister Thunder Is a 666-HP, 208-MPH Jaguar F-Type

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We knew about the 675hp, 208mph and 99-car production run from a confirmation late past year, but now we have a 0-100mph time - just 6.8 seconds - as well as price, which is arguably just as important: £139,950. The dashboard, door cards, roof lining and steering wheel are all hand stitched in matching Nappa leather, with the seats, dashboard and roof lining all hand finished with a contrast stitching to match the accents of the exterior. Read More »

Partial lunar eclipse seen over Charleston Wednesday morning

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A blood moon occurs during a lunar eclipse when the Earth passes between the moon and sun, giving the moon a reddish tint. The first lunar eclipse this year is going to be a rare celestial phenomenon which is to occur today . "All three of these cycles lining up is what makes this unusual", he added. "Just one of those wonderful mysteries to be able to observe". It was easier to see in the Central time zone because the moon will be higher in the sky when the eclipse begins. Read More »

'Glee' alumni urge compassion after death of Mark Salling

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A judge was also set to order Salling to shell out $50,000 (£35,000) to each of the victims pictured in the vile collection. However, the victims can still sue his estate. Salling was found dead in a park near his home in Sunland , California on Tuesday, having hanged himself. 'The Salling family appreciates the support they have been receiving and asks for their privacy to be respected'. Read More »

Let's Talk money for Foundry Kelowna

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Foundry Kelowna , an integrated services facility that provides help for youth struggling with mental illness and substance issues, is getting $17,000 from Bell's Let's Talk Community Fund. Let's make 2018 the most supported Bell Let's Talk day and end the stigma! In Kelowna, Samuels says there has been a shift in how people handle mental health issues and conversations. Read More »

Twitter reacts to Donald Trump's first State of the Union

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In the speech Trump called for an end to the usual partisan politics for the betterment of the American people. At least he's acknowledging that trade is important to the United States. Tonight, President Trump once again showed the American people the high value he places on manufacturing in America. But that, too, is based on a distorted narrative about immigrants putting downward pressure on USA wages. Read More »

Here Are The Upcoming PS Plus Games For February 2018

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RiME "is set in a lovely world where you play as a young boy who has awakened on a mysterious island after a torrential storm", Sony Senior Product Marketing Manager James Hallahan wrote in a blog post . The games change every month and are available for the PS4, PS3, and PS Vita. "This arena combat game was built from the ground up to be played in VR with your PS VR headset", Hallahan wrote. Read More »

Super blue blood moon 2018 illuminates NJ skies

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Heads up, sky gazers! In December, US President Donald Trump announced his intention to return to the Moon - directing Nasa to plan a crewed mission to the lunar surface for the first time since 1972 . "You might start to see a little reddish, orange on the edge of the moon, but you would have to have a very clear western horizon". The moon will set at 7:16 a.m. Read More »

United Kingdom auto production falls for first time since 2009

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It said vehicle exports remained "historically high" - dropping just 1.1 per cent from 2016. British engine manufacturing reaches record levels, with 2.72 million produced - up 6.9% on 2016. Demand for UK-built engines grew at home and overseas, with overall output up 6.9% to more than 2.7 million - with 54.7% destined for vehicle and van plants around the world, the majority in the EU. Read More »

Microsoft revenue climbs to $28.9B, besting Wall Street expectations once again

The biggest victor this quarter was Microsoft's Productivity and Business Processes segment, which includes Microsoft Office, the Office 365 cloud suite, and the LinkedIn social network. There are now 59 million people actively using Xbox Live. "This quarter's results speak to the differentiated value we are delivering to customers across our productivity solutions and as the hybrid cloud provider of choice", said Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft. Read More »