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Space sports car now flying toward asteroid belt beyond Mars

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The elliptical orbit of the spacecraft will now carry it many millions of kilometers beyond Mars' orbit and into the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter at its apogee before it loops back around the sun. "Test flights of new rockets usually contain mass simulators in the form of concrete or steel blocks". If successful, the Falcon Heavy could forever change the space industry as it is now known. Read More »

Tesla Fourth-Quarter Earnings Beat, Maintains Model 3 Production Target

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Tesla has struggled to overcome bottlenecks and delays in producing the more affordable Model 3, with the hope of becoming a truly mainstream vehicle maker. " Tesla lost more money this quarter than any time in its history". Last year, Model 3 production hit a roadblock due to supply issues relating to its batteries. Read More »

Injustice 2 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gameplay Drops

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It has been quite a while since Injustice 2 was released and since then the game has been received well by the players for its well-balanced gameplay and gameplay mechanics. As if using religion to further spread their message wasn't enough, PETA is now trying to get the beloved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to only eat vegan pizza on their new Nickelodeon series. Read More »

Tesla posts £487 million Q4 loss but predicts profit in 2018

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In its quarterly earnings update, the carmaker led by entrepreneur Elon Musk said it is moving ahead toward its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 vehicles per week by the end of the second quarter. Capital expenditures in 2017 were $3.4 billion - up from $1.3 billion in 2016. With the new flight path, a Roadster crash into Mars is looking less likely, but Musk and SpaceX have yet to say whether the hot-rod Tesla is at risk of collision with any other objects, possibly including a ... Read More »

Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update

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Snapchat has revamped its Android and iOS apps and has started rolling out the update . Hollywood loves Snapchat , for a reason: Users of the service account for 50 percent of all movie ticket sales in the U.S. Snapchat , meanwhile, is aware of the complaints, with a company spokesperson this week saying: " Updates as big as this one can take a little getting used to, but we hope the community will enjoy it once they settle in". Read More »

With Falcon Heavy launch, Elon Musk earns kudos even from competitors

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That final burn appears to have happened overnight, above California. Usually, there are steel or concrete slabs or mundane experiments on test flights. CRAIG BAILEY, FLORIDA TODAY via USA TODAY NETWORK The twin boosters from SpaceX's Falcon Heavy make a successful landing at Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Read More »

Windows 10 ALERT - Brand new feature launching that you may find ESSENTIAL

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Instead, users will unlock the system through the Authenticator App installed on the user's smartphone. Companies such as Flipkart, MagicBricks, Housing.com, and Goibibo have their PWA versions available right now. PWAs use particular Web technologies, such as push notifications, Fetch, Cache API, Web App Manifest and Service Worker. "Starting with this build, your Windows 10 S PC will automatically make your experience password-free". Read More »

Regime attacks in Syria's E. Ghouta 'alarming': Turkey

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Citing a police source, state news agency SANA said the shells were launched from Eastern Ghouta . Abdulkafi Alhamdo, a teacher who survived the siege of Aleppo and fled to Idlib, says government attacks "have made the whole area hell". Using an alternative acronym for IS, the coalition said it then "conducted strikes against attacking forces to repel the act of aggression against partners engaged in the Global Coalition's defeat-Daesh mission". Read More »

DONTNOD's Vampyr Will Release On 5th June

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Knowing that the game includes multiple endings will also entice gamers to change up their play style in an effort to view them all. Prior to the reveal of the release date, the video showed DONTNOD discussing video games as a medium and how it is unique to other forms of entertainment in that it is more dependent on the audience and the gameplay and narrative decisions made by the player. Read More »

Apple's Top-Secret iBoot Source Code Posted Online in "Biggest Leak in History"

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Critical, top secret Apple code for the iPhone's operating system was posted on Github, opening a new, risky avenue for hackers and jailbreakers to access the device, Motherboard reported. Security experts say the code appears to be legitimate and is from a version of iOS 9 , released in 2015. For so long, these codes have been well kept under wraps, as Apple has been very hesitant on sharing them openly with the public. Read More »

Use My Nintendo Gold Points on Switch eShop to discount games

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The My Nintendo scheme doles out Gold Points whenever you make a digital purchase on Nintendo's eShop. If you pay $50 for a game on Nintendo eShop, you'll receive 250 Gold Points. For example, gold obtained in March 2018 will only be available until March 2019. The reward change is timed to coincide with the existing expiration of My Nintendo Gold coins earned during the Switch launch. Read More »

Ford Transit Connect Wagon aims at active Baby Boomers

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As far as repurposed cargo vans go, this one's a handsome one. The front is similar, but it's been smoothed over to better resemble other new Ford products. The latest Transit Connect sports updated styling, which is joined by new safety and entertainment tech and a diesel engine. Those include automatic emergency braking, pre-collision assist with pedestrian detection, and available adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, and lane-keeping assist systems. Read More »

Tesla Inc (TSLA) Posts Narrower-Than-Expected Q4 Loss

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One quarter later, Musk says the company is "still a few levels deeper (in hell) than we'd like to be", but was on track to deliver 2500 vehicles by the end of March, and 5,000 by the end of Q2. The company had recorded a loss of $121m for the same period a year ago. Last fall, Musk just revealed a semi truck slated for production in the near future and a new ultra-luxury Roadster. Read More »

IOS 11.2 Beta Update Brings New Battery Health Feature

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View it by going to Settings Battery Battery Health (Beta ). There are usually a number of updates released in quick succession, although iOS 11.3 beta 2 took a look a little bit longer to release due to the need to iron out a number of details. Read More »

Forget SnapChat, now Instagram is testing a MAJOR change to its app

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Now a report suggests that the social media app is testing out a new feature which will let users repost public posts as their stories . Instagram confirmed the test in a statement to TechCrunch and said, "We're always testing ways to make it easier to share any moment with friends on Instagram ". Read More »

Meet the early Briton — Blue-eyed and dark

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Similarly, Cheddar Man's tribe migrated to Britain at the end of the last Ice Age and shared DNA with individuals in Spain, Luxembourg and Hungary. "It may be that we may have to rethink some of our notions of what it is to be British, what we expect a Briton to look like at this time." The current, very light skin we have in Ireland now is at the endpoint of thousands of years of surviving in a climate where there's very little sun. Read More »

Tesla Model 3, Elon Musk's Grail, Remains a Costly Pursuit

Capex spending in 2018 is expected to be "slightly more " than in 2017. The institutional investor held 579,788 shares of the major banks company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $14.29 million, down from 594,154 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

Google introduces personalised movies in time for Valentine's Day

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So the search giant has introduced a special tool in Google Photos that allows users to create-your-own themed movies. As Valentine's Day is approaching, you can make a custom movie with the new Valentine's Day theme. Themed movies are now rolling out in most countries to both users of Android and iOS . Google Photos is a photo-sharing and storage service developed by Google. Read More »

Huawei P20 Event Invite Hints Triple Camera Presence on the Flagship Smartphone

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The P20, P20 Plus , and P20 Lite are also said to be equipped with a 24MP selfie camera at the front. In related news, the P20 Lite swung by the FCC with an iPhone X-like notch at the top. Popular leakster Roland Quandt revealed recently that Emily, Charlotte and Anne are the codenames of Huawei P20 , P20 Plus and P20 Lite smartphones respectively. Read More »

Stock markets rebound at open

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U.S. stocks have reversed course again to trade more than 1 per cent higher by late afternoon, a day after the Dow and S&P 500 indexes saw their biggest one-day declines in more than six years, while a world stock index remained lower. In the energy market, oil prices fell. The global rout in equity prices hit Europe on Tuesday, with major indices across the continent taking big losses in early trading. Read More »

Good TV Is Weak to Hacking, Client Stories Finds

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Consumer Reports said it analyzed smart TVs from the five biggest USA brands: Samsung , LG, Sony, TCL and Vizio . The problems testers found affect Samsung televisions along with TV models made by TCL and other brands that use the Roku TV platform. Read More »

Elon Musk's Space X launches Tesla Roadster on a space odyssey

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However, with its more powerful rockets, Falcon Heavy is expected to be the first step to future missions to the Moon and even Mars. Here are some of the best photos and moments from the launch . View from SpaceX Launch Control. "If it just clears the pad and doesn't blow it to smithereens". "Ukraine's Antonov Airlines took a direct part in preparations for the launch by providing its An-124-100 Ruslan aircraft for the transportation of rocket components". Read More »

Falcon Heavy Rocket Makes History With Successful First Launch

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In other words, it will orbit the sun and be in close proximity to Mars during certain points of its orbit. In addition to SpaceX , Musk runs the electric vehicle maker Tesla . Mr Musk's rocketing Roadster is shooting for a solar orbit that will reach all the way to Mars. The launch, so powerful that it shook the walls of the press trailer at the complex, was conducted from the same site used by NASA's towering Saturn 5 rockets to carry Apollo missions to the moon more than 40 years ago. Read More »

Alberta to stop importing BC wine effective immediately

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All Alberta oil to B.C. travels on Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain system. The $7.4 million pipeline project for Kinder Morgan has already been approved by the federal government in 2016. Horgan fears an escalating trade war could distract public and media attention from the rollout of his government's agenda for the year, starting next week in the legislature. Read More »