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Bulgariasat launch realigns; SpaceX secures X-37B launch contract

The X-37B space plane is just a quarter the size of many retired NASA shuttles. Previously, all four X-37B missions were taken to space by a United Lau...


Amazon, Etsy, and Kickstarter Headline Net Neutrality Protest

Pai is proposing to end utility-style "common carrier" classification of broadband and consider modifying or eliminating numerous net neutrality rules that fo...


This Week at NASA: Touching the Sun and More

A team there will also operate the unmanned spacecraft during the mission. The spacecraft will be subjected to extreme heat and radiation from the corona, whe...


Apple unveils an Amazon Echo competitor

It is also powered by the Cupertino giant's A8 chip and is said to be available in the market in select regions including Australia, the United States, and the ...


Vintage Nintendo games coming to Switch

The new service, called Nintendo Switch Online, is expected to come in 2018 and will allow gamers to play vintage "classic games" on their new console. The Wii ...


Alexa Is Getting Better As Amazon Brings New Timer And Reminder Features

Also new: You can now tell Alexa to set a reminder for you - I just told her to remind me at noon the roof inspector is coming. Setting timers on the fly, w...


Dakota Access pipeline expected to begin shipping Thursday

It carries oil pumped out of the Bakken oil formation in Canada and parts of the northern US plains south to a major pipeline hub, where it can be sent to Gulf ...


Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back

This makes the United States one of only three nations that did not sign the Accord. On top of that, the USA emissions reduction pledge was the absol...


Finally, Amazon Adds Reminders to Alexa's List of Functions

Amazon's latest Alexa/Echo update lands in June 2017, offering scheduled reminders and named timers. There's no way to get around these catches, so we're gonna...


Trump administration asks SC to reinstate travel ban

The Trump administration says the Constitution gives the president "broad authority to prevent aliens overseas from entering this country when he deems it in ...


Space capsule with 2 astronauts returns to Earth

By the time she returns to Earth in September, she will have accumulated more than 660 days in orbit. Novitskiy and Pesquet served on the space station's...


Astronomers detect more of Einstein's ripples in space

In its current form, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory ( Ligo ) has a successful track record. The merger shares some features with the pr...


Computex: AMD RX Vega Consumer Launch July 2017, Threadripper Summer 2017

It's AMD's turn for press releases here at Computex , and a number of important updates about the future of certain product lines were addressed, the big news ...


West Nile Virus once again is a concern for Erie County

Various species of the Culex mosquito carry the virus that causes West Nile disease, while the Aedes Albopictus is the most likely carrier of the Zika virus to ...


Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval

The Washington Post said Kushner's secret communications proposal was made on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian co...


Sony's PlayStation Plus Free Games List for June 2017 leaked

PlayStation's division in Turkey tweeted two titles, namely, " Killing Floor 2 " and " Life Is Strange ", for the June list. Max teams up with her best friend C...


Bag of moon dust to be auctioned off

NASA officials verified that the bag indeed contained moon dust, a dark-gray fine powder, like graphite, that one astronaut described as smelling like gunpowder...


Google details Android TV facelift, but does it matter?

New features such as 360 videos and voice search are now coming to the living room TV in our homes. As noted by Droid-Life, Google today began rolling out a n...


USDOT Looking at 13% Cut Under New Trump Budget

Mulvaney was out of the allotted time and said he would answer Smucker's question later. YOUNG PEOPLE: The most vulnerable people hit in this budget ar...


Pope to first lady: what are you feeding Trump?

Trump met Pope Francis on the fifth day of his first foreign presidential trip, after visiting the cradles of Islam and Judaism. Pope Francis poses wit...


Trump close to choosing outside counsel for Russian Federation investigation

Kasowitz and the firm he founded, Kasowitz, Benson, Torres LLP , has represented Trump in numerous cases including real estate transactions, divorce records ...


Saharanpur on the edge: 1 seriously wounded in fresh violence

Jatav Dalits in the village say Thakurs lay low till "Behenji (Mayawati) was in power, but things have changed now". Violence continued on Wednesday as uniden...


"Alien Megastructure" Star Resumes Its Bizarre Behavior After 2-Year Hiatus

As with previous dimming events, this can't be easily explained by any ordinary stellar behaviour. Researchers have thrown forth many possible explanations, i...


History rewritten, with Europe the birthplace of mankind

The jaw also has some humanlike characteristics, he says. Both are bold and highly disputed claims. An global team of researchers shook up the science books...


French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom

His idea involves extracting the keys to WannaCry encryption codes using prime numbers rather than attempting to break the endless string of digits behind t...


China urges North Korea not to violate United Nations resolutions

Strongly condemning yesterday's ballistic missile launch conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations Security Council...


Rebel Wilson Sues Magazine Publisher Over 'Nasty' Articles

Hollywood comic film star Rebel Wilson has told a Melbourne court of a hallucination she had about winning an Oscar while she was struck down with malaria. RE...


Incredible footage shows humpback whale stuck in California harbour

Part of the effort included placing an underwater speaker transmitting whale sounds near the harbor entrance, he said . Jennifer Levine from Channel Islands ...


Nokia 7, Nokia 8 and Nokia 9 spotted on GeekBench; specifications revealed

Meanwhile, Nokia 5 flows seamlessly into the laminated 5.2-inch IPS HD display with sculpted Corning Gorilla Glass. In terms of optics, the Nokia 9 is expecte...


Twins power past Royals in 2nd game to split doubleheader

One of those was at Kansas City on April 29, a game rescheduled for a doubleheader with the Royals on July 1. The Twins entered the 9th inning down 3-1 when c...


Final day pressure to work FOR Arsenal and AGAINST Liverpool?

He's chalked up as a 7/2 shot to score first against Middlesbrough with bet365 and has the pace and poise to undo a Middlesbrough defence that has been found ...


'Doomsday Vault' not exempt from climate change threat

The Arctic experienced a preposterously warm winter last season, and the permafrost, which has been thawing in recent years, suddenly began melting at an ala...


Destiny 2 Deeply Detailed, Coming to PC

This will be the first third-party game to feature on the client and it is a good choice from Bungie as well. They will be exclusively releasing Destiny 2 t...


Samsung Galaxy C10 new leaks reveals Dual Camera setup

According to the leak , the new Samsung Galaxy C10 smartphone would be studded with a Dual Cameras at the backside of the device. Under the analysis of KGI...


Google Photos adds suggested sharing, shared libraries, photo books

More people are using the service every month. Sure, my photos will be resized if they're larger than 16 megapixels, but the shots I snap with my iPhone are saf...


Google Celebrates Star Wars Day With Stats & Discounts

You be the judge. Thursday was also the 40th anniversary of Star Wars first premiering in movie theaters. "Congratulations", the website said, adding that t...


French President Macron heads to Berlin for his first official foreign visit

Last week Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel of the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) - junior partner in Merkel's coalition - accused Finance Minister Wolfgang S...


Playboy model loses bid to toss out privacy invasion case

The image was accompanied by a selfie of the model feigning a look of horror and the caption "If I can't unsee this then you can't either". Dani's lawyer told...


Is the government backtracking on GM mustard approval?

The UPA government had in 2010 refused to accept the GEAC recommendation for commercialisation of Bt brinjal and put a moratorium on it. Dr Sahai said the dat...


Amazon launches new Echo with a touchscreen

The e-commerce giant said the Echo Show has a special feature called " Drop In", which allows users to appear on the device suddenly instead of video call...


22-year-old gang-raped and murdered in Haryana, India

He added a post-mortem revealed she had been drugged or sedated during the attack. Despite their economic hardships, there was nothing they would deny their g...


Snapchat reports first earnings since going public ; Lost $2.2 billion last quarter !

Snapchat added just five million daily active users in the final three months of past year, down from at least 10 million added in each of the previous four qua...


Izaguirre wins Stage 8 of Giro; Jungels stays in pink

But behind him, Dutchman Wilco Kelderman was unable to avoid a police motorbike stopped at the side of the road and also swerved to his right into the Sky rider...


A warm, mainly dry weather expected for Mother's Day weekend

Otherwise, expect low clouds and drizzle. There can be some mist, drizzle, or a brief shower, but any steady rain holds off until later in the day. Sunny skies ...


Nasa delays debut launch of moon rocket and capsule

NASA is building the world's most powerful rocket - known as the Space Launch System (SLS) - to propel the spacecraft to the area around the Moon and eventually...


Astronauts adjust ISS spacewalk plans after cable leak

Fischer's suit itself is perfectly fine, ' said Navias. The spacewalk is the 200th in support of station assembly and maintenance since construction began i...


Microsoft announces MySQL and PostgreSQL Azure services and Azure Cosmos DB

But, looking at the slowed growth, this number seems unlikely. This successor of DocumentDB is aimed at being more flexible and scalable, catering to the dema...


Trump invites new South Korean leader to US

Victor Cha, a Korea expert who served in the Bush White House, said the lack of rapport between the leaders didn't prevent Roh from sending South Korean troops ...


Australia slaps new levy on major banks; boosts funding for regulator

While Shorten is expected to leave open the possibility of reintroducing the levy, he is not expected to commit to doing so. Speculation that this levy would ...


Snapchat did not perform well on its earnings report debut

While Facebook's shares recovered from the drubbing within two quarters and trade at almost four times their $38 IPO price, Twitter's shares never completel...