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Chinese Space Station, Weighing 7000 Kg, Plunging Towards Earth

Most of it will burn up on re-entry, but there's always a chance some of it will survive and hit Earth. But not knowing the components of Tiangong-1 makes estimating the danger more challenging, Swinburne University astronomer Alan Duffy said.

World gives a warm goodbye to Stephen Hawking (Part 1)

In a world where the norms of human behavior and our definitions for the best and brightest are steadily degrading, as evidenced by the quality of world leaders as well as role models of the youth, losing someone whose life was truly an inspiration can be devastating.

Astronaut's DNA no longer matches his twin's after a year in space

This research, they added , will inform their planning for a mission to Mars , which would see astronauts spending some three years in space . The space agency now says space may have nothing to do with the telomere changes as compared with his brother - it may be due to Scott Kelly's "rigorous exercise regime and restricted caloric intake while on the space station".

Actions on Google get better media playback, more subscriptions, and custom commands

Google goes a step further, demonstrating Assistant's new abilities with a custom-built robotic arm that follows Google Assistant's instructions to sort socks, and even a custom beer ordering system built into a sofa. So you can simply subscribe for the channels using the Voice Command. There are also new app-specific actions that you can do. Despite having support for many third party partner apps, the support for complex commands on Google Assistant was missing.

Fortnite Battle Royale is officially coming to mobile devices

What is impressive though, is that this mobile version is planned to exist right alongside the PC and console releases, as it will include the exact same content and update schedule. And what's even more interesting , is that there's no word of crossplay support with Xbox One , despite Microsoft's stated willingness to support the feature.

Jaguar I-Pace on-sale from $119000+ORC

The all-wheel drive vehicle offers handling to match its pace , with a 50:50 weight distribution that gives "exceptional ride comfort and engaging driving dynamics". While charging, drivers can pre-condition the battery temperature for maximum range and also heat or cool the cabin before they hop in for a drive.

Microsoft confirm Xbox One 0x87dd0006 sign in issues hit online services

The new option would allow Xbox One S and X owners to experience the best possible visuals in 2560 x 1440, or "QHD", displays. This, in Microsoft words, 'fills the gap between Full HD and 4K displays'. There's a new section of your games library so you can see your redeemed Games with Gold titles, audio sliders to balance background music with game audio, and various improvements to Clubs.

Samsung Max is a new VPN that's replacing Opera Max

The app will be preloaded on all the new smartphones of Galaxy A and Galaxy J series in the countries India, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, South Africa, Nigeria, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand. The mode's tracker blocking and DNS (Domain Name System) masking service will help to access the web safely both via mobile and wireless network. While the Samsung Max by default serves ads, you can choose whether to view ads inside the app or on the lock screen only while your device is plugged in ...

Microsoft Launches New Surface Pro in India Starting at Rs. 64999

New Surface Pro looks nearly similar to the predecessor and has a similar design-the back and the spine are encased in aluminium, while the Surface Pro Type Cover, which includes the keyboard, is made of soft alacantra material. The Surface Pro also features a new hinge design that allows users to channel its studio mode. The keyboard has the make of soft and durable Alcantara material, generating palm rest comfort and aesthetic beauty.

"Mr. Steven" joins the SpaceX drone ship fleet to catch rocket fairings

According to the post by SpaceX, more time is necessary in order to "perform final checkouts of upgraded fairing". "Due to mission requirements, now targeting February 21 launch of PAZ". How do we know all this? SpaceX's Dragon 2 capsule was used by NASA to send cargo to the International Space Station. Falcon 9 is one of SpaceX line of reusable rockets, which represent a revolution in the space industry.

Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners suffering yet more issues

The cashback is applicable on both the 64GB and 128GB storage models an on both EMI and non-EMI transactions done via Citibank credit and debit cards, with the exception of Citi Corporate credit cards. The discount could either be available for all those who purchased a Nexus device through the Google Store, to select Nexus owners or to those who purchased more than one Nexus device.

Facebook 'Protect' software installs spyware on iOS

If you haven't noticed it yet, there's a new feature in your iPhone's Facebook mobile app called 'Protect.' For now, it appears to be available in iOS only in the United States, and if you click on it, you will be redirected to the Onavo VPN app's listing on the App Store .

Trump administration supports transition to commercially-focused space station

According to an internal NASA document acquired by The Washington Post , the ISS could transition from being used by the USA government to becoming a privately-operated real estate venture. "The administration's budget for NASA is a nonstarter", said U.S. Sen. The proposed $19.9 billion budget - $10.5 billion - is earmarked for "an innovative and sustainable campaign of exploration and lead the return of humans to the Moon for long-term exploration and utilisation followed by human ...

Heavy firing on LoC as Pakistan violates ceasefire

He said the "illegitimate use of force by the Indian forces in Kashmir " had "miserably failed to suppress indigenous freedom struggle". Forty-two-year-old Havildar Roshan Lal, a resident of Samba district, 27-year-old Riflemen Ramavatar of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh and Subham Singh (23) of J&K's Kathua district were also killed.

Amazon Prime Exclusive phones remove lockscreen ads

The move is more likely related to Google's recent ban on lock-screen ads from non-lock-screen apps, though. Currently, you have to press a fingerprint sensor twice on these phones to unlock. There will still be ads in the Amazon Widget app , and the phone will still collect information about " your use of your device, including your device's system and stability, applications and services on the device, and your device's interaction with software, applications, and services on the ...

Call of Duty: Black Ops IV Coming This Year, New Sources Confirm

And if that was not enough, Sellars also said that the Switch version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 would have unique features, such as HD Rumble and motion controls. Despite the Switch's lack of power (compared to PS4 and Xbox One ), games like Doom and the upcoming Wolfenstein II port prove the little-system-that-could is capable of running current-gen games.

Hyundai Santa Fe Shown in New Renderings Ahead of Geneva Show

The fourth-generation variant appears to be sleeker than today's Santa Fe , with a large grille and slim lamps like the Kona and a pointed rear hatch design. The ROA alerts the driver if a passenger is in the rear seat, a feature created to prevent parents from accidentally leaving children in a auto that might become dangerously hot inside, the company said.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)- Major Tech Stock of Recent Trade

Manchester Cap Mngmt reported 5,822 shares. Barclays raised International Business Machines from an "underweight" rating to an "overweight" rating and raised their price objective for the company from $133.00 to $192.00 in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th.

Why Wednesday's Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse Is So Special

According to the reports, Moon will be seen 14% brighter and 30% larger compared to other days. "Weather permitting, the West Coast, Alaska and Hawaii will have a spectacular view of totality from start to finish". Host of London Morning , Julianne Hazlewood, spoke with Andrew Fazekas , a science journalist who's also known as the Night Sky Guy, about what to expect.

Microsoft (MSFT) PT Set at $105.00 by UBS Group

Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 1,211,317 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $90,231,000 after buying an additional 8,400 shares during the last quarter. Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd. now owns 665,387 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $49,564,000 after purchasing an additional 20,757 shares in the last quarter.