Science


NASA communicates with spacecraft 13 billion miles from Earth NASA communicates with spacecraft 13 billion miles from Earth
- December 04, 2017

Recently, though, engineers noticed a problem . Ground controllers were seeking some solution and they made up their mind to evaluate a discrete rocket pack with four indistinguishable MR-103 "trajectory correction maneuver", or TCM, thrusters on the hind sight of the spacecraft that were utilized to coax Voyager 1 and sustain it on course during flybys prematurely in the commission. (more...)
BlackBerry settles patent row with Nokia, still miffed over IP BlackBerry settles patent row with Nokia, still miffed over IP
- December 04, 2017

BlackBerry seems to be disappointed with the forum's decision as they think that panel has not heard their arguments properly. "In the course of developing its ground-breaking mobile communications devices, BlackBerry and its family of companies invented new technologies that cover key features of LTE and Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)/UTRAN communications", BlackBerry lawyers wrote in the complaint. (more...)
Nokia 9 may launch in January alongside a new Nokia 8
- December 04, 2017

Sadly, Sarvikas has not revealed any time frame for the update. The Nokia 9's screen is thought to be a 5.5-inch QHD one, and while the size and resolution of the Nokia 8 (2018)'s display aren't listed, the original Nokia 8 has a 5.3-inch QHD screen, so this one may as well, though if it does there might not be much difference between these two new handsets other than screen size. (more...)
Facebook targets 6- to 12-year-old demographic with new Messenger app Facebook targets 6- to 12-year-old demographic with new Messenger app
- December 04, 2017

On Monday morning, Facebook unveiled Messenger Kids, a new standalone messaging app on iOS in the U.S. that's meant for kids as young as 6 years old. Parents with Facebook accounts must approve every new contact their kids add in the app, and they have the ability to block already-approved contacts from being shown to their kids. (more...)
Kult Ambition With Fingerprint Sensor & Android Nougat Costs Rs. 5999 Kult Ambition With Fingerprint Sensor & Android Nougat Costs Rs. 5999
- December 04, 2017

The device is rumoured to be priced between Rs 5,000 - Rs 7,000. The device will be available on Amazon India starting from December 11. So before that date, let us discuss the smartphone. You can use microSD cards of up to 32GB to expand the storage. On the camera front, the smartphone is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel selfie camera, with a single tone LED flash on both the sides. (more...)
Supermoon 2017 Lights Up the Sky Supermoon 2017 Lights Up the Sky
- December 04, 2017

A supermoon happens when a full moon coincides with the moon's perigee - meaning the point in its orbit at which it is closest to Earth (the farthest point is known as apogee). Clear skies across most of the country made for great viewing conditions, with many would-be astronomers climbing Auckland's volcanos to get the ideal shot as the moon rose over the horizon just before 9pm. (more...)
Astronauts make delicious looking pizza in zero gravity
- December 04, 2017

They have now prepared pizza in zero gravity to satiate that craving. According to Paolo Nespoli, an Italian astronaut who is now at the International Space Station as part of Expedition 53, the topic of pizzas was "casually" brought up with their boss during a live public event. (more...)
Scientists have found a surprising fact about the pterosaurs Scientists have found a surprising fact about the pterosaurs
- December 04, 2017

Pterosaurs may have been around on Earth up to 225 million years ago, but vanished with the dinosaurs around 65 million years ago. The analysis of this largest pterosaur eggs collection ever found has shown that pterosaurs could not fly shortly after hatching. (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins December update brings new difficulty mode
- December 04, 2017

It is also available setting, which adjusts the level of the enemies under your. There's a slightly different take on level gating as well: an enemy scaling option will be added, meaning the map won't be segregated into tougher and breezier areas, but enemies will scale to you . (more...)
Google doodle celebrates 50 years of kids coding with coding-doodle Google doodle celebrates 50 years of kids coding with coding-doodle
- December 04, 2017

Everyone knows that rabbits love carrots. The first of its kind Doodle has been created in conjunction between the Google Doodle Team, the Google Blockly team, and researchers from MIT Scratch . While the Doodle itself might not teach the kids something an adult might code in, like Python or C++, it does use the Scratch programming language to help them understand how programming code can create actions. (more...)
Freedom 251 deliveries stalled because of fraud Freedom 251 deliveries stalled because of fraud
- December 04, 2017

Mohit Goel, MD of Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd, who launched the Freedom 251 a year ago, filed an FIR against Vikas Sharma and Jeetu, for not delivering the Freedom 251 units even after taking advance payment from the company. "Now with the fresh arrests, people will come to know why I failed to deliver on my promise", Goel told IANS . To recall, Goel was arrested after Ghaziabad-based Ayam Enterprises filed an FIR in February this year asserting that Ringing Bells "defrauded" it for 16 ... (more...)
Airtel Prepaid Plans Between Rs 300 To Rs 500 With Unlimited Calling Airtel Prepaid Plans Between Rs 300 To Rs 500 With Unlimited Calling
- December 04, 2017

Having said that, Airtel has yet again revised the Rs 349 and Rs 549 tariff plans, and they're now far better than any other telecom operators plans. Vodafone Rs 509 has a validity of 84 days. Now Airtel 4G Best Plan, The best plan of Airtel is plan 448. Bharti Airtel is likely to deliver 16% compound annual growth rate ( CAGR ) in operating income and a ninefold jump in profit after tax ( PAT ) between 2017-18 and 2020-21 on the strength of its countrywide data network and ... (more...)
IOS 11.2 update brings Apple Pay Cash, faster wireless charging
- December 04, 2017

This will allow users to send and receive money from other users using Apple Pay. Further, the update brings faster wireless charging on iPhone 8 , iPhone 8 Plus , and iPhone X with compatible third-party Qi-based 7.5W wireless charging accessories. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 May Come In These Colors Samsung Galaxy S9 May Come In These Colors
- December 04, 2017

Earlier this year, it was rumored that the Galaxy S8 would have purple as one of its color options. The latter is interesting, mainly because this year's Galaxy S8 was also rumoured to come in purple/violet variant - a tip-off that never came to fruition. (more...)
Plug Power Inc (NASDAQ:PLUG) Institutional Investors Sentiment Change
- December 04, 2017

Sold All: 7 Reduced: 14 Increased: 47 New Position: 29. 105.60 million shares or 174.45% more from 38.48 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. American International Group Inc. Zacks upgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Wednesday, August 12 report. Cowen reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $3.00 price objective on shares of Plug Power in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. (more...)
ASU to play NC State in school's sixth Sun Bowl appearance ASU to play NC State in school's sixth Sun Bowl appearance
- December 04, 2017

Cody Justice added 12 points for Arizona State, all in the first half. Martin finished with 12 points. "This is the best offensive team by far that I've coached", coach Bobby Hurley told reporters. The Dons shot 18-of-63 from the floor with 40 of those attempts coming from beyond the arc. The Sun Devils (7-0) held USF (3-3) to 28.6 shooting from the field and 27.5 shooting from long distance. (more...)
China Thinks Its Controlled Internet Model Will Work On A Global Scale China Thinks Its Controlled Internet Model Will Work On A Global Scale
- December 03, 2017

Delivering the keynote address, Politburo Standing Committee member Wang Huning said more countries are buying into this vision and other Chinese concepts - such as the "orderly flow" of data resources - in part because of the irresistible size of the Chinese Internet market. (more...)
25th Anniversary Of First Ever Text Message 25th Anniversary Of First Ever Text Message
- December 03, 2017

I only recently told my children that I sent that first text. It is exactly 25 years since the first text message was received on a mobile phone. In 1993, Nokia for the first time launched its SMS feature on its mobile phones, with a set character limit of 160. (more...)
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) CEO Sells 32900 Shares of Stock
- December 03, 2017

The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,993,419 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,312,462. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE:EW) CEO Michael A. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class (BRKB) was reduced too. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, makes, markets, and sells embedded system solutions worldwide. (more...)
The heir to Internet Explorer has made it to smartphones The heir to Internet Explorer has made it to smartphones
- December 03, 2017

The mobile version of the browser also lets users access their favorites, history, eBooks, and reading lists. But the function of synchronization of tabs between mobile and desktop versions is not implemented. Microsoft Edge for iOS is accessible in the China (Simplified-Chinese), United States (English), France (French) and the UK (English). Though the company has accepted the defeat of its Windows operating system for phone gracefully and now It is concentrating on helping Windows 10 users ... (more...)
United Kingdom cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software United Kingdom cyber agency targets Kaspersky in warning on Russian software
- December 02, 2017

Ciaran Martin, said Russian Federation has the intent to target United Kingdom central Government and the UK's critical national infrastructure. "The risk that the Russian government, whether acting on its own or in collaboration with Kaspersky, could capitalize on access provided by Kaspersky products to compromise federal information and information systems directly implicates USA national security". (more...)
Last 2017 Supermoon to rise on Sunday Last 2017 Supermoon to rise on Sunday
- December 02, 2017

December's supermoon can best be seen Saturday night. The full moon will begin at 10:36 a.m., Sunday, in CT. That's because December's full moon is 2017's only supermoon. At its perigee, the moon will be just 222,135 miles from Earth, almost 16,000 miles closer than it normally is throughout the year, according to NASA. (more...)
Google bans Android apps that sneak in ads on your phone's lockscreen Google bans Android apps that sneak in ads on your phone's lockscreen
- December 02, 2017

As is already evident in the Philippines where Datally has been in use for several months now, the app has gone for over half a million downloads and saving around 30 percent data on average. Datally also has a feature that helps people find nearby hotspots where they can connect with the internet without using telecom networks. These actions have started following the amendment of Google's demonetization rules for Android App developers. (more...)
Vodafone launches five new 'Super Plans' for prepaid users Vodafone launches five new 'Super Plans' for prepaid users
- December 02, 2017

Just yesterday, Vodafone has made all five Vodafone Super Plans in Tamil Nadu open to all its customers . Recently, Vodafone also rolled out a new prepaid plan for its customers in Delhi-NCR circle with unlimited calls across the country. (more...)
Chrome on Windows will block third-party apps that cause crashes Chrome on Windows will block third-party apps that cause crashes
- December 02, 2017

Since then, lots of updates have followed, bringing new features that have attracted millions of users to the application. It's a serious problem, but Google's working on fixing it. Google has said that the blocking code injection will be done in multiple stages. Google has a timeline of how it will execute this plan. Chrome 68, due in July 2018, will start blocking the injection; if the browser doesn't run properly, it'll allow the injected software but show a warning. (more...)
SpaceX will launch a Tesla Roadster to Mars SpaceX will launch a Tesla Roadster to Mars
- December 02, 2017

Musk uncovered that the payload inside the rocket would be his own particular Tesla Roadster (in midnight cherry shading, no less) which dispatch while playing Space Oddity by David Bowie. It's a more powerful rocket that the company hopes to use for missions to the Moon and Mars. Of course, Musk also said earlier this fall at the International Astronautical Congress that he plans to pour all of SpaceX's resources into an even bigger rocket architecture , known as the Interplanetary ... (more...)
Today American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) Stock Reaches 52-Week High
- December 02, 2017

Getting out of a position at the right time is obviously not easy, but it may become a bit easier with time and research. (NYSE:AEP). American Electric Power Company, Inc. If the ratio is less than 1, then we can determine that there has been a decrease in price. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi invested in 43,139 shares. (more...)
Putnam FL Investment Management Co. Takes Position in American Water Works (AWK)
- December 02, 2017

About 471,756 shares traded. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 1,344 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 1,045 shares in the last quarter. ROE is formulated by dividing the total profit by the total amount of money capitalized in the company. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, October 14 by Robert W. (more...)
Analysts Recommended this Stock: Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)
- December 02, 2017

The company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $21.78. It is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. (NYSE: ETE ) is 19.456945. Price-earnings ratio, also known as P/E ratio, is a tool that is used by shareholders to help decide whether they should buy a stock. (more...)
NASA fires Voyager 1 thrusters after decades-long sleep NASA fires Voyager 1 thrusters after decades-long sleep
- December 02, 2017

Voyager 1 - which in August 2012 became the first human-made object ever to enter interstellar space - has always been using its standard attitude-control thrusters to orient itself into the proper position to communicate with Earth. It also meant programming the TCM thrusters to fire in short bursts, which they weren't created to do. After a long waiting period of 19 hours and 35 minutes (that's time it takes a message to reach from the outer space to us), the controllers in California got ... (more...)