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Japanese, US astronauts end spacewalk to fix robotic arm

Japanese, US astronauts end spacewalk to fix robotic arm EST (1210 GMT) and will spend about 6.5 hours working outside the station. Four other men live at the space station . Norishige "Neemo" Kanai of Japan is making his first spacewalk from the International Space Station. The arm is used to move astronauts and heavy equipment outside the research laboratory. One of the LEE units was taken inside the ISS in order to be shipped to Earth inside... [Full Article...]

Another View: No leadership from Trump on election security

Another View: No leadership from Trump on election security Read the entire indictment in the window below. "Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy." "What has happened is Mueller is setting himself up, having tossed red meat to the base on the left: here is your Russians, here is your conspiracy, see, they have tried to affect the outcome of the election". [Full Article...]

RUSSIA PROBE: Facebook to work with FBI, boost security

RUSSIA PROBE: Facebook to work with FBI, boost security The Department of Justice also clarified there are no allegations in the indictment that those charged altered the outcome of the 2016 election. "I would say the Democrats are helping the Russians sow discord", Watters argued. US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stressed that "there is no allegation in this indictment that any American was a knowing participant in this illegal acti... [Full Article...]

Metal Gear Survive second beta kicks off

Metal Gear Survive second beta kicks off This fact combined with the atypical gameplay of Metal Gear Survive that deviates from the usual emphasis on stealth and tactics had some series fans anxious about the game, but reception of previous betas seems to be fairly decent so far. [Full Article...]

Olympics Men's Super-G medal results, highlights and more

Olympics Men's Super-G medal results, highlights and more In what he said was most likely his last Winter Games, Svindal finally got the only downhill honor missing from his resume. As in Sochi four years ago, where he upset pre-race favourites to win the men's downhill, the Austrian entered the race as an outsider against a crack field including in-form Norwegians Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil Jansrud . [Full Article...]

Should Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc's (NASDAQ:PCRX) Recent Earnings Decline Worry You?

The institutional investor held 34,000 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $2.45M, down from 42,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec accumulated 67,214 shares. Alexandria Capital, Virginia-based fund reported 122 shares. Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. [Full Article...]

Florida shooting suspect 'is part of white supremacist group'

Florida shooting suspect 'is part of white supremacist group' An internal investigation into the events is underway, Director Christopher Wray said. He, in fact, said the Federal Bureau of Investigation contacting him so soon after the Florida shooting could be a good sign that the agency was doing what it should do. [Full Article...]

SpaceX's Ambitious Internet Satellite Project Is Set To Launch This Weekend

To ensure consistent coverage, providers of next-gen satellite broadband will need to put up many more satellites, as well as develop accurate tracking technology that lets devices on the ground communicate with them without missing a beat. [Full Article...]

Scientists find almost 100 new 'exoplanets' in hunt for life in space

Scientists find almost 100 new 'exoplanets' in hunt for life in space This is partially about the search for extraterrestrial life, but also because statistical data about the universe around us - such as how many planets there are, the average number of planets per system, and the number of rocky and gaseous planets - can tell us more about how typical (or not) our own Solar System is, and how it fits into our Universe. [Full Article...]

What exactly is the latest Rs 9 offer from Airtel?

What exactly is the latest Rs 9 offer from Airtel? The company has revised its Rs 93 prepaid plan in an effort to compete with Reliance Jio's Rs 98 plan. Bharti Airtel has many plans that offer unlimited calling and data. Free and unlimited local, STD and roaming voice calls are also available with this plan. The Rs 9 plan is relevant for smartphone users in tier-2 and tier-3 cities, as well as young college goers, who'd have to spend for rech... [Full Article...]

System Shock Remaster Put on 'Hiatus'

System Shock Remaster Put on 'Hiatus' Maybe we lost our focus. "The vision began to change", Kick wrote. The team went from creating a remaster to a completely new game , and shifted development from Unity to Unreal Engine for System Shock Reboot. Although the CEO had good intentions for the game, these changes must now be evaluated as a whole for the sake of the people who backed and anticipated this game. [Full Article...]

Twitter is killing off its Mac client - here's the best alternative

Twitter is killing off its Mac client - here's the best alternative Twitter had outsourced the development of the app to a studio in Seattle called Black Pixel. San Francisco , Twitter has announced it is ending support for its dedicated desktop Mac application and that it has pulled it from the web and from Apple's App Store . [Full Article...]

US Justice Department indicts 13 Russian nationals in election-meddling probe

US Justice Department indicts 13 Russian nationals in election-meddling probe On Friday, charges against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities were announced by the Justice Department. Rosenstein said defendants conducted " information warfare " against the United States to spread distrust toward the candidates and the political system in general. [Full Article...]

Lindsey Vonn dedicates race to late grandfather

Lindsey Vonn dedicates race to late grandfather The star USA skier will race in the women's super-G, downhill and combined competitions in PyeongChang, South Korea, with her first event, the super-G, set to take place on Friday, Feb. Vonn won a bronze medal in the super-G in the 2010 Vancouver Games, which paired nicely with her gold in the downhill event. "Well...after 8 years of waiting I finally get a chance to compete in the Olympics ... [Full Article...]

Google acquires Internet of Things platform Xively for $50 million

Google acquires Internet of Things platform Xively for $50 million The move is aimed at providing Google Cloud an established IoT platform to add to its portfolio. Around 45 employees of Xively will now join Google . LogMeIn had previously acquired Xively in 2014 . The acquisition is a key move for Google because its Cloud Platform has always lacked a packaged IoT offering, said Holger Mueller, principal analyst and vice president of Constellation Resea... [Full Article...]

Apple's new $350 speakers leaving white rings on some furniture

Apple's new $350 speakers leaving white rings on some furniture A white ring is still visible a week after I moved the Apple HomePod . Perhaps this is something to do with Apple having less confidence in its latest speaker product? According to Prospero, after learning that Apple's HomePod leaves behind possibly permanent white circles on wooden furniture, he became concerned as he placed the Siri-powered smart speaker that he was testing on t... [Full Article...]

Turkey and United States agree to mend ties over Syria

Turkey and United States agree to mend ties over Syria Compounding the difficulties over Syria, ties had also been damaged by what Ankara perceives to be Washington's reluctance to extradite USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen and the trial in the United States against a banker accused of helping Iran evade sanctions. [Full Article...]

Almost 150000 Orangutans Vanished Over 16 Years

Almost 150000 Orangutans Vanished Over 16 Years A third species, the critically endangered Tapanuli orangutan, was discovered past year in Sumatra with a population of less than 800. The researchers estimate Borneo's current orangutan population is between 75,000 and 100,000 - a decline of more than 50 percent since the start of the research period. [Full Article...]

London outlines safety-first regulations for Uber ahead of appeal

London outlines safety-first regulations for Uber ahead of appeal Uber had lost its London licence in September past year after TfL found the operator not "fit and proper". TfL's concerns include Uber's approach to carrying out background checks on drivers, and reporting serious criminal offences. More driver info: From next month, users will be given information about their drivers' private hire licence, including the number and which authority provided th... [Full Article...]

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase Glitch Overcharges Users, Investigation Ongoing

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase Glitch Overcharges Users, Investigation Ongoing Justin ends his message by candidly stating, "I apologize for the trouble, we are working as quickly as we can to help anyone affected by this". One of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges of the U.S " Coinbase " is now in the midst of a controversy after some of the users reported some unauthorized charges made to their bank accounts by the exchange. [Full Article...]


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