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No April Fools': Chinese space station crashes into Southern Pacific No April Fools': Chinese space station crashes into Southern Pacific
- April 02, 2018

It orbited about 217 miles (350 kilometers) above Earth for most of its time in space, but Chinese officials announced in March 2016 that the space station was no longer communicating with Earth. After Tiangong-1, China sent Tiangong-2, the country's first space lab "in the strict sense", into orbit on september 15, 2016. Tiangong-1 was originally launched in 2011. (more...)
LDS church replaces visiting teaching and home teaching with LDS church replaces visiting teaching and home teaching with "ministering"
- April 02, 2018

Nelson was sustained Saturday in the conference, of which type are held twice per year, as the 17th president of the church, with two new apostles announced who are from outside the United States. Organized similar to Mormon missionary visits, they took place at the other Mormons' homes. "It read, 'If I honk, you've been home taught.' Please brethren, with these adjustments we want more care and concern, not less". (more...)
Adobe Systems (ADBE) Price Target Raised to $250.00
- April 02, 2018

The stock increased 1.67% or $3.54 during the last trading session, reaching $216.08. The shares were sold at an average price of $197.62, for a total transaction of $5,810,818.48. Empirical Fincl Ltd Liability Co owns 0.12% invested in Facebook, Inc. Trinity Street Asset Limited Liability Partnership has 4.97% invested in Facebook, Inc. (more...)
NASA Heads to Mars NASA Heads to Mars
- April 02, 2018

NASA is all set to send the first-ever mission dedicated to exploring the deep interior of Mars, the USA space agency said on Friday. For JPL's Bruce Banerdt, it's also a labor of love. "InSight is a truly global space mission", said Tom Hoffman, project manager at JPL. "Our partners have delivered incredibly capable instruments that will make it possible to gather unique science after we land". (more...)
Charging Nokia smartphone explodes and kills teenager in India Charging Nokia smartphone explodes and kills teenager in India
- April 02, 2018

General Manager West, East and Central Africa of HMD Global , Mr. Joseph Umunakwe, said: "There are more than 1.3 billion feature phone users around the world, many from markets in Africa [ii]. On the other hand, its battery is smaller with a capacity of just 2630 mAh. At the moment, interested consumers will be able to purchase Nokia 8, Nokia 5 , Nokia 3 , Nokia 2 , Nokia 3310 Dual SIM, Nokia 150 Dual Sim, Nokia 105, Nokia 230 Dual Sim and Nokia 216 Dual Sim handsets. (more...)
Dalit youth was not killed for owning, riding horse: Guj Police Dalit youth was not killed for owning, riding horse: Guj Police
- April 02, 2018

His father Kalubhai Rathod said Pradeep meant to sell the horse following the threats but he had convinced him against doing so. In his police complaint, his father Kalubhai Rathod alleged that Pradeep had received threats from members of upper castes in the village after buying a horse couple of months ago. (more...)
PM-in-exile urges Tibetans to make Dalai Lama's return 'a reality' PM-in-exile urges Tibetans to make Dalai Lama's return 'a reality'
- April 01, 2018

Tibetan band performed Thank u India song, Bharat ki Jai, koti koti to begin the celebrations. Reports had previously stated that there was uncertainty over the participation of BJP leaders and ministers at the event. The Dalai Lama came to India in 1959 and was given refuge by then PM Jawaharlal Nehru . The BJP leaders also added that though India endorses "One China" policy, but its relation with Tibet is deeper, driven by religion and culture. (more...)
Where Chinese space station Tiangong falls to Earth still a mystery Where Chinese space station Tiangong falls to Earth still a mystery
- April 01, 2018

Tiangong-1's uncontrolled re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere is a widely-observed event and all major space observatories are closely watching the Chinese space station's descent and tracking its potential crash location and time. Earlier estimates had given a wide window for when the defunct space station the size of a school bus would fall to Earth. With that said, there was one documented case in the world where someone was hit by falling space debris. (more...)
Brewer who created Blue Moon to release trio of marijuana-infused beers Brewer who created Blue Moon to release trio of marijuana-infused beers
- March 31, 2018

Villa is the latest in a long line of alcohol brands and bigwigs taking their talents to America's burgeoning green rush, following in the footsteps of Anheuser-Busch executive-turned-ganjapreneur Chris Burggraeve , Corona parent company Constellation Brands , and breweries like Lagunitas and Fat Tire (which have both experimented with adding non-psychoactive cannabis terpenes to beer). (more...)
Google Play subscription refunds come into compliance with EU 14-day rule Google Play subscription refunds come into compliance with EU 14-day rule
- March 31, 2018

Announced today, Google is adding new features like the ability to resume where you left off at the beginning of a sentence, speed up or slow down narration, and more. The malware in these apps not only bombards you with advertising Web pages, but it can also send Android notifications, including clickable links, to lure you into generating ad revenue for the criminals. (more...)
Passover 2018: The Seder, the story and the food explained Passover 2018: The Seder, the story and the food explained
- March 31, 2018

Over the past many months, we have been on a journey together. Goldberg (senior-education and psychology and leadership) said she became more involved in the Jewish community once she came to Penn State. I was a slave, a slave to my stress and planning, schedules and calendars, and Becky Bailey freed me with a deep breath, a calm approach and a smile. (more...)
Google to Shut goo.gl URL Shortener in Favour of Dynamic Links Google to Shut goo.gl URL Shortener in Favour of Dynamic Links
- March 31, 2018

This does not means those links will still not redirect as intended, as they will, it just means there will be no additional benefits associated with using a URL shortener service . Now you might not have heard of this tool but we are sure you have encountered it once or maybe more. "As we look towards the future, we're excited about the possibilities of Firebase Dynamic Links, particularly when it comes to dynamic platform detection and links that survive the app installation process", ... (more...)
Chinese space station most likely to fall to Earth on Easter weekend Chinese space station most likely to fall to Earth on Easter weekend
- March 31, 2018

Before you panic, here is everything you should know about it. Tiangong-1 was launched in late September 2011 and had a communications failure in 2016 , a common occurrence for space objects towards the end of their lifecycle. Some experts believe that substantial remains of the craft could survive re-entry and hit Earth. Keen star-gazer McDonald said he checked the app Heavens-Above to get an idea of where to look in the night's sky for his best chance to see the space station. (more...)
Blue Moon To Light Up The Sky For Easter Blue Moon To Light Up The Sky For Easter
- March 31, 2018

It's also known as the second full moon in a calendar month. Accuweather says the next blue moon won't be seen until Halloween of 2020. Blue moons typically occur every 2.7 years but this will be the second blue moon since January. When can I see the blue moon? "But since some months are 30 or 31 days long and February is shorter, we occasionally have a Full Moon-less February". (more...)
Tiangong-1 space station crash window gets narrowed down Tiangong-1 space station crash window gets narrowed down
- March 31, 2018

The 8,000kg space station has been in orbit for six years and was decommissioned in 2016 . In 2016, the Chinese space agency announced it was no longer tracking the 12-metre by 3.3-metre eight-tonne station. As for the area where the space station could fall, it is expected to re-enter somewhere in between 43 degrees North and 43 degrees South latitude. (more...)
Google introduces 'Bookmarks', Assistant integration for audiobooks Google introduces 'Bookmarks', Assistant integration for audiobooks
- March 31, 2018

Last month, Google announced a new feature for its voice-controlled Google Assistant . Books can be shared with up to five different people (depending on the book) and can be read on either the app or the web. Second, Google now allows listeners to adjust the speed of the narration; you can set it to 3x speed to get through your book faster, or slow narration down to 0.5x. (more...)
ZTE Tempo Go handset arrives in U.S. running Android Go Oreo ZTE Tempo Go handset arrives in U.S. running Android Go Oreo
- March 31, 2018

There's a 5-inch display with a 480 x 854 resolution, which is absolutely nothing to write home, about even for $80. It's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 SoC - a quad-core chip operating at 1.1GHz - that works in conjunction with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of local storage (expandable by 32GB via microSD card slot). (more...)
Google Play Store 9.3.30 and 9.4.18 now available Google Play Store 9.3.30 and 9.4.18 now available
- March 31, 2018

Announced today, Google is adding new features like the ability to resume where you left off at the beginning of a sentence, speed up or slow down narration, and more. As far as Google Assistant features go, users can now add audiobooks to their Routines. The site requires you to sign in with your Google account details and then asks for your GSF ID. (more...)
IOS 11.3 Features: Check Battery Capacity, Access Health Records & More IOS 11.3 Features: Check Battery Capacity, Access Health Records & More
- March 30, 2018

The new version includes new Animoji characters for iPhone X , improved ARKit for more advanced augmented reality , and the ability to increase the battery life as well as boost the performance of processor. ARKit is also smarter about recognizing irregularly shaped surfaces. To enable the option you can head to the Setting menu and then to Battery option. (more...)
Karnataka polls: CM Siddaramaiah says he will contest from Chamundeshwari Karnataka polls: CM Siddaramaiah says he will contest from Chamundeshwari
- March 30, 2018

Prior to this announcement, Siddaramaiah had come down heavily on HDK by saying, "Does JD (S) President Kumaraswamy know how many times I have won from Chamundeshwari constituency?" Addressing a huge rally, a combative Siddaramaiah, who is yet to take a call on his constituency, said: "I have won". (more...)
Samsung's Upcoming Flagship Smartphone Galaxy Note 9 Could Launch In July Samsung's Upcoming Flagship Smartphone Galaxy Note 9 Could Launch In July
- March 30, 2018

The buzz about the upcoming flagship from Samsung is that the device is expected to be released to the consumers before September when Apple will bring its 2018 lineup of iPhones. Geekbench reveals that the Note 9 will be powered by Snapdragon 845 processor. Android 8.0 Oreo was the last big update for Android devices, introducing support for notification dots in the launcher, picture in picture support, notification channels, and more. (more...)
BZUN) — Baozun Inc. (NASDAQ
- March 30, 2018

Stocks closed sharply higher on Monday, bouncing back from strong losses in the previous session as trade tensions between the USA and China appeared to ease. A performance measure used to estimate the efficiency of an investment or to compare the ability of some different investments. The technology company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.07. (more...)
SpaceX plans morning satellite launch from Vandenberg AFB SpaceX plans morning satellite launch from Vandenberg AFB
- March 30, 2018

Friday's rocket payload will include 10 satellites set to expand Iridium's communications bandwidth in space. The company eventually wants to launch 4,425 of these satellites into orbit, 700 to 800 miles above Earth , plus another 7,500 similar spacecraft in lower orbits. (more...)
Jio Prime to Remain Free for Existing Users for 1 More Year Jio Prime to Remain Free for Existing Users for 1 More Year
- March 30, 2018

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio announced its Jio Prime Membership previous year in February. However, new customers will have to pay to be a part of Jio Prime . The Jio cashback offer means Rs 2,200 will be credited in form of 44 cashback vouchers of Rs 50 each in the MyJio App to the eligible subscriber. Nokia has partnered with Reliance Jio for its "Jio Nokia Android Go offer", which will give Rs 2,200 instant cashback on buying Nokia 1 , 4G smartphone. (more...)
Incredible Tiangong-1 Image Captured As Doomed Chinese Spacecraft Nears Earth Collision
- March 30, 2018

The chances of anyone person on Earth being hit by debris is considered less than one in a trillion. "By comparison, the risk of being hit by lightning is 1 in 1.4 million, and the risk that someone in the US will be killed in a hurricane is about 1 in six million", the aerospace authority said in a public advisory. (more...)
Stormy Daniels' attorney wants to depose Trump, Cohen Stormy Daniels' attorney wants to depose Trump, Cohen
- March 30, 2018

A hearing on Avenatti's motion is set for April 30. Brent Blakely, Cohen's lawyer, denied that Cohen was responsible for sending a "thug" who Daniels said threatened her in 2011 to remain silent about the alleged affair. Blakely. She said the man looked over at her daughter, and said: "That's a lovely little girl". That came after the Supreme Court ruled that a sitting president was not immune from civil litigation on something that happened before taking office and was unrelated to the ... (more...)
Playboy is the latest brand to #DeleteFacebook Playboy is the latest brand to #DeleteFacebook
- March 30, 2018

The data collection scandal now engulfing Facebook might have wider repercussions, with more companies choosing to follow Playboy's example and eliminate or reduce their presence on the social network. Musk claimed he didn't even know his companies had Facebook pages. In the top 10 countries based on Facebook's popularity, the social network has seen a growth in nine compared with usage statistics of January 2018, while it has retained exactly the same MAU base in one-Brazil. (more...)
NASA astronauts spacewalk outside International Space Station NASA astronauts spacewalk outside International Space Station
- March 30, 2018

Two American astronauts exited the International Space Station on Thursday for a lengthy spacewalk to replace old hoses on its cooling system and other equipment upgrades, footage from the U.S. Spacewalkers Feustel and Arnold have their tools and suits ready for Thursday's excursion, NASA said in an earlier blog post on the same day. They're set to leave the Quest Airlock Thursday morning and spend more than six hours outside of the station. (more...)
Momentum Stock in Focus: Akers Biosciences Cmn (AKER)
- March 30, 2018

To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. The price target is the price an analyst considers the stock will reach during their investment time horizon, which for most firms is 12 months. This is a problem for day traders and it could mean the difference between a profitable and non-profitable trade. (more...)
Nokia 5, Nokia 6 start receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update Nokia 5, Nokia 6 start receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update
- March 30, 2018

Keep in mind that Investors should not rely only on an analyst's recommendation when taking a decision whether to buy, hold, or sell a stock. As of now, Nokia Corporation has a P/S, P/E and P/B values of 1.1, 0 and 1.53 respectively. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 405,267 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $2,423,000 after buying an additional 86,405 shares in the last quarter. (more...)