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Nobel prize in physics goes to discovery of gravitational waves

Nobel prize in physics goes to discovery of gravitational waves Scientists Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics for decisive contributions in the observation of gravitational waves, the award-giving body said on Tuesday. Einstein's general theory of relativity predicts that the presence of mass causes a curvature in spacetime. After two black holes collide, they leave behind a single rotating black hole with no tra... [Full Article...]

F1 Malaysian Grand Prix

F1 Malaysian Grand Prix But the British driver has won three of four races since and now leads Vettel by 34 points with five races remaining. "I don't know what he felt (for Vettel yesterday)", said Raikkonen . "Reliability is coming into play but also driving mistakes are coming into play as well", said Hamilton. Mr. Hamilton in Q3 he produced a sensational lap of 1 min, 30.076 secs to best the competition, Mr. [Full Article...]

Livestock Methane Emission More Than Estimated: How To Curb It

Livestock Methane Emission More Than Estimated: How To Curb It Forbes noted methane gas is a natural byproduct of digestion, made by that microbes in an animal's gut that breakdown and ferment the food eaten - and a principle component of farts. Courts, Congress, and the EPA are now working on two regulations meant to reduce methane emissions. "Among global regions, there was notable variability in trends in estimated emissions over recent decades", said G... [Full Article...]

Facebook messenger lite is coming to these countries

Facebook messenger lite is coming to these countries The app is nearly exclusively a messaging and calling application, meaning that features available in the full Messenger app - like apps, gifs and the M virtual assistant - are not available in Messenger Lite . Originally, Messenger Lite rolled out to 5 countries when it launched in 2016. That said, Facebook will be ostracizing a large chunk of that market by not making Messenger Lit... [Full Article...]

Xbox October Games With Gold Available Now, Includes Gone Home

Xbox October Games With Gold Available Now, Includes Gone Home The popular 2013 title, which was first introduced to players as a PC video game, is the first project of game publisher Fullbright. The Turing Test ($19.99 ERP) will be available as a free download from October 16th to November 15th. The game has received a lot of positive feedback since its release back in August of 2016. Medal of Honor: Airborne will replace it on October 16, and it will co... [Full Article...]

Microsoft alters Forza Motorsport 7 VIP pass store language following backlash

Microsoft alters Forza Motorsport 7 VIP pass store language following backlash Previously, buying a VIP pass entitled players to permanent "CR" bonuses, to buy cars and upgrades throughout the game. Forza Motorsport 7 is the most recent entry in one of the two different Forza series that are part of the franchise. [Full Article...]

Google, Facebook help spread bad info after Las Vegas attack

Google, Facebook help spread bad info after Las Vegas attack Perhaps the most egregious strain of misinformation took hold after far-right trolls gathered on 4chan, a forum in which individuals are permitted to post nearly anything anonymously, and, through some amateur online sleuthing, misidentified the shooter. [Full Article...]

Microsoft may have its groove back but it's binned 'Groove'

Microsoft may have its groove back but it's binned 'Groove' The company wrote: "As we continue to listen to what our customers want in their music experience we know that access to the best streaming service, the largest catalog of music, and a variety of subscriptions is top of the list". It's unlikely to be missed by many Windows 10 users. Windows Insiders in the fast ring will be able to transition their Groove Music Pass libraries over to Spotify as ... [Full Article...]

HTC will bundle Fallout 4 VR with the Vive headset

HTC will bundle Fallout 4 VR with the Vive headset Fallout 4 VR , which will launch exclusively for the HTC Vive headset on that date for $59.99. If you've been on the fence about buying a VR headset, as in, you're still not sure which one to buy. Joel Breton, the general manager of Vive Studios, said that "we are about to achieve success and to direct properly the promise of a game with more than hundred locations, near endless content, fully... [Full Article...]

'Stardew Valley' Arrives October 5 For Nintendo Switch

'Stardew Valley' Arrives October 5 For Nintendo Switch Stardew Valley will cost $14.99 and will be available via the Switch eShop . No exclusive content has been confirmed and with the release date so close, anything that has been added will most likely be found on the day of release. In Stardew Valley , you start with an overgrown plot of land, a few hand-me-down tools, and a small amount of money. Stardew Valley originally released in Febru... [Full Article...]

Negotiating With North Korea A Waste Of Time, Says Trump

Negotiating With North Korea A Waste Of Time, Says Trump Speaking on Saturday after talks with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing, Tillerson said that United States officials have open channels of communication with North Korea despite an escalating war of words between their respective leaders. [Full Article...]

Google Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL: What We Know So Far

Google Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL: What We Know So Far Given that we have heard rumors in the past to suggest that Google had 3 Pixel phones in the works, it seemed like it made sense. Interestingly, the phone will also have an E-SIM card slot which will allow users to switch to different networks without needing to swap SIM cards. [Full Article...]

Buzzer within Traders Radar: SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN)

Buzzer within Traders Radar: SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (SEAS), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN) Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 3.70. It can be extremely hard to decide when to sell, especially when data seems positive and most signs are pointing higher. The score helps determine if a company's stock is valuable or not. Hill Path Capital Lp owns $151.39 million in SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc ., which represents roughly 12.51% of the company's market cap and approximately 14.83% o... [Full Article...]

Sony reveals PlayStation credit card for the US

Sony reveals PlayStation credit card for the US For North American gamers keen to get in on the action, Sony promises it will keep bundle prices unchanged from where they are now, however it doesn't yet have a release date to share. It's been nearly one year since the launch of PlayStation VR! The PlayStation VR "2" will launch on October 14 in Japan, and will retail for around ¥44,980 (approximately $398). [Full Article...]

Huawei says Mate 10 will be an 'intelligent machine,' not a smartphone

Huawei says Mate 10 will be an 'intelligent machine,' not a smartphone After surpassing Apple in global smartphone sales this year, Huawei is confident the Mate 10 will also lead in smartphone developments by improving on Apple's iPhone 8 and X and Samsung's Note 8. Ahead of the announcement though, a leak of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro surfaced. If accurate - and Blass has a good track record, so let's assume it is - the Mate 10 Pro should feature a glass-backe... [Full Article...]

Dubai to London in 29 minutes: Elon Musk has a plan…

Dubai to London in 29 minutes: Elon Musk has a plan… That's right, Elon Musk, the man who never fails to surprise the world with his ambitions, has yet another fancy idea up his sleeve. At this year's International Astronautical Congress , Musk revealed some of the most detailed plans we've seen yet to achieve this goal. [Full Article...]

Google may replace 2-fator authentications with physical 'Advanced Protection' keys

Google may replace 2-fator authentications with physical 'Advanced Protection' keys Whether it will also be available to "regular" users is unclear. These keys said will bring more security to user's Gmail and other Google accounts including focuses more towards corporate executives and more likes. The Gmail messages of John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign chairman, were famously hacked a year ago, along with the databases of the Democratic National Committee. [Full Article...]

USA wants no war, seeks open talks with North Korea

The ongoing tussle between the two nations will upset the world order, according to White House sources, which is why the leaders think of a reconciliation possibility. But questions remain as to how seriously China will enforce the directive. The North Korean military enlistment claims came after Kim issued a statement Friday warning: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson is Tory favourite to be next prime minister

Earlier this month she said Brexit could deliver a blow to the economy which the country does not recover from, as the Tories continued to be split on Europe. "I have fought eight campaigns in under six years, six elections and two referendums - I'll fight a campaign under any circumstances, with any voting system against any main opponent that you like", she says in a rat-a-tat combination. [Full Article...]

Illinois Air National Guard helps regions hit by hurricanes

Illinois Air National Guard helps regions hit by hurricanes Dennis Flores, who runs the grass roots relief organization El Grito de Sunset Park, said that while he was very disappointed that the federal rules have kept some shipments from getting moved out from port and into cities, towns and villages around the island where they're needed, "This is lucky for us", he said. [Full Article...]


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