Friday May 26-th, 2017

Scientists propose man-made magnetic field for Mars Scientists propose man-made magnetic field for Mars

James Green - NASA's Planetary Science Division Director. "The thin atmosphere both prevents liquid water from residing permanently on its surface and makes it hard to land missions since it is not thick enough to completely facilitate a soft landi...

Amazon's Bezos tweets out photos of new rocket engine Amazon's Bezos tweets out photos of new rocket engine

The BE-4 will power the New Glenn's second stage. But unlike the New Shepard, the New Glenn will have enough speed to take heavy payloads, and passengers, into orbit around Earth. And these engines may power more than just Blue Origin's rockets. The ...

Microsoft outage affects email, Xbox, Skype, more accounts Microsoft outage affects email, Xbox, Skype, more accounts

DownDetector is showing an increasingly unusual number of reports around the Office 365 ecosystem from around midday United Kingdom time rising to a peak around 2pm. Another adds: "I had just finished making some major changes to my account when it ...

Watch NOAA weather satellite map lightning before it strikes Watch NOAA weather satellite map lightning before it strikes

A new weather satellite now orbiting the planet just captured stunning footage of lightning strikes as viewed from space, along with data crucial to helping us better predict storms. The GLM is operating aboard the GOES-16 satellite, which observes E...

Why are giant pandas black and white? Why are giant pandas black and white?

After scouring thousands of photos - and experiencing vast difficulty in trying to figure out pandas due to a lack of similar species for comparison - the team chose to deconstruct the creature by treating every part of the panda's body as an indepen...

Federal Bureau of Investigation head 'incredulous' at Trump wiretapping tweets

Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory. We're totally digging his super casual look, too! And Fox News host Sean Hannity is asking: "What did OBAMA know and when did he know it???" The 55-year-old w...

Yacht Club Games Says Nintendo Switch Is Incredibly Easy To Develop For Yacht Club Games Says Nintendo Switch Is Incredibly Easy To Develop For

Several Switch fans and critics have confirmed that the controller works with Windows PCs, Macs, and Android devices. Nintendo has now responded to these issues on its support page, where it provides some advice for anyone whose controllers eithe...

Outlast 2 and Outlast Trinity Release Date Announced Outlast 2 and Outlast Trinity Release Date Announced

Outlast II was originally planned to launch at the end of 2016, before being delayed to early 2017. A new press release confirms digital copies of Outlast 2 will be available via the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and Steam beginning April 25.

Korea capable of fending off NK missiles: defense minister Korea capable of fending off NK missiles: defense minister

Security Council resolutions and sanctions against the North are fully implemented. A spokesperson for China's foreign ministry, Geng Shuang, told reporters, "China opposes North Korea conducting the relevant launch activities in violation of t...

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Scheduled for Q1 Release? Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Scheduled for Q1 Release?

This time, reports are suggesting that Microsoft will be unveiling the Surface Pro 5 early this year. Microsoft's statement that they are delaying the software just so it can be compatible with "new surface device", just adds some sort of credibility...

Giraffe Watch: Movement inside April's belly, but still no baby calf Giraffe Watch: Movement inside April's belly, but still no baby calf

They had only recently realised mum Kipele was pregnant - she had been on birth control . A webcam set up to monitor April's pregnancy has drawn millions of views, mostly of April standing tall in her indoor home, munching on hay with a noticeably e...

Le Pen Stripped of Immunity in ISIS Twitter Case Le Pen Stripped of Immunity in ISIS Twitter Case

As a member of the European Parliament, Le Pen has more freedom of speech protections than French citizens and couldn't be prosecuted. Earlier, Fillon had triggered a frenzy of speculation he might be about to quit when he abruptly canceled a campa...

Bioware Cancels Mass Effect Andromeda Multiplayer Beta; Producer Apologizes For Decision Bioware Cancels Mass Effect Andromeda Multiplayer Beta; Producer Apologizes For Decision

Not only does it look like the physics have improved (meaning no more bouncing around like a giant, metal balloon), but you'll be able to upgrade and customize the Nomad both in terms of appearance and abilities. There will also be new locations cal...

Yellen signals Fed will likely raise rates in March

Yellen's speech comes after several other Fed officials this week painted an upbeat picture of the U.S. economy, stoking market expectations for a March rate hike. The greenback traded at 113.16 yenJPY=, up 0.35 percent from late USA levels, while th...

Uber loses court battle over English tests for drivers Uber loses court battle over English tests for drivers

This time Uber was fighting against proposals from public body Transport for London (TfL) which wants to enforce a standard for English reading and writing skills for drivers that the company believes is too high. "This is a deeply disappointing o...

Niantic Hints How Pokemon Go Trading Will Work Niantic Hints How Pokemon Go Trading Will Work

Niantic chief technology officer Phil Keslin went a step further today, teasing that while those major patches will look to refresh the game much like the Gen 2 update did, they won't be the only ones. Still, that hasn't stopped Niantic from explorin...

New Nokia 3310 release date is here New Nokia 3310 release date is here

As one of the bestsellers, Nokia sold over 126 million phones around the world and remains popular today. Mehta said the company is even evaluating development of 4G feature phone. "It's a 2.5G device delivering extraordinary talk time and standby ...

Drivers using mobile phones 'continue to risk lives', despite tougher penalties Drivers using mobile phones 'continue to risk lives', despite tougher penalties

Dozens of drivers have been handed increased fines and penalty points on the first day of new tougher laws governing the use of mobile phones. A black BMW driver will also lose her licence as she had passed her test just a year ago before being cau...

Pardon's layup at buzzer lifts Northwestern over MI

The Wolverines also know how to lose them. Following a stunning last-second win over MI on Wednesday night, Northwestern now has 21 wins on the season and ten wins in a competitive Big Ten conference. The Wildcats were led by Vic Law who had 18 po...

Newly Discovered Microfossils Could Represent Earliest Forms Of Life On Earth Newly Discovered Microfossils Could Represent Earliest Forms Of Life On Earth

Here we describe putative fossilized microorganisms that are at least 3,770 million and possibly 4,290 million years old in ferruginous sedimentary rocks, interpreted as seafloor-hydrothermal vent-related precipitates, from the Nuvvuagittuq belt...

Microsoft outs online gaming buffet for $11 per month

We occasionally get a memorable game through these services, like the classic, I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1N IT!1 , but by and large most of the stuff published disappears without getting any visibility. This should serve well to offset the high s...

Specs: Lenovo Tab 4 8, Tab 4 10, And Their 'Plus' Variants Specs: Lenovo Tab 4 8, Tab 4 10, And Their 'Plus' Variants

The tablet also features a microSD card slot, a SIM card slot, a 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Android 7.0, and a 4850mAh battery. Then you get to the Tab 4 8 Plus and the Tab 4 10 Plus, which step up to Qualcomm Snapdra...

Lenovo Yoga 720 Gets A Facelift: Fingerprint Reader, 4K Displays & More

The tablets can also transform into a 2-in-1 Android workhorse with the addition of the optional Productivity Pack with Bluetooth keyboard, which complements the experience of the Lenovo Tab 4's productivity interface. "Meanwhile, the 14" Yoga 520 wi...

Ulefone T3 to pack Helio X30 with 8GB RAM

The company says that it requires 50 percent less power and offers a 35 percent performance increase when compared to its predecessor. As you already know, the new Mediatek Helio X30 SoC has a similar design as the Helio X20 SoC, featuring a so-c...

Manmade probe to pay a visit to the Sun soon

It is unstable and produces solar wind and flares. But in a first-of-its-kind experiment, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) is planning to send the robotic and powerful spacecraft to explore the hidden secrets of solar syst...

Halle Berry's Skinny-Dipping Instagram Was Basically a Versace Ad

While Berry didn't wear Versace for her Best Actress win in 2002, she did wear the Italian brand for the 2005 and 2013 Oscars . Not only was her gown totally gorg, but Berry's curly hair was also a hit among fans who praised the look on Twitt...

Sony Xperia XZ Premium brings 960fps video, 4K HDR display Sony Xperia XZ Premium brings 960fps video, 4K HDR display

Pricing and availability are unknown at this time. The new model also opts for USB Type-C over Micro-USB. The battery on these devices also differs as the Xperia XA1 comes with a 2300 mAh battery , while the bigger Xperia XA1 Ultra with a ...

Cesc Fabregas shines against Swansea as Chelsea extend lead at the top

Goals by Cesc Fabregas, Pedro, Diego Costa and Fernando Llorente made this the first time that four different Spain players scored in the same Premier League game. Sitting eighth in the Premier League, already eight points off league-leading Manchest...

Barack Obama And Malia Obama Attend Broadway Show During NYC Trip Barack Obama And Malia Obama Attend Broadway Show During NYC Trip

BroadwayWorld has confirmed the pair went backstage and met with the cast, thanked the crew and took pictures with everyone. They wrote that they were honored to have them there. The crowd was incredibly happy to see him. And despite being Mr. Trump'...

LJMU telescope discovery is out of this world

The discovery sets a record for both the most Earth-size planets and the most potentially habitable planets ever discovered around a single star. But last week Nasa revealed it had found four more planets in the same solar system - all of whi...

Huawei launches P10, smartwatch at Mobile World Congress Huawei launches P10, smartwatch at Mobile World Congress

The Korean powerhouse plans to launch the Samsung Galaxy 8 in April. Expected to be an upgraded P9, the P10 is created to be the Asian company's challenger to the smartphones of larger companies such as Apple and Samsung, even if the P10 can ba...

Leicester quartet who 'betrayed' Ranieri revealed

In a statement , Albrighton said: "I rarely comment on press stories, however I am very angry and upset with The Times' article and other speculation suggesting I was involved in any discussions or meetings regards the manager's departure".

LG To Launch The LG G6 On March 10

Other features of the Galaxy Tab S3 include a quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a microSD slot, and a 6000mAh battery. At the MWC event they should release a new rival for the iPhone model, namely Huawei P10.

Philippines people power anniversary sparks anti-Duterte protests

Philips said that while De Lima's cell may be considered as "spartan", it is decent and safe. Ms Lima, a human rights lawyer before joining government, said the charges were a vendetta against her after she previous year led a Senate probe into all...

BlackBerry KeyOne is official, bringing classic QWERTY to modern day

Due to the gradual decline in its smartphone business, the company made a decision to focus all of the resources on building out its enterprise software division. However, our impression is that BlackBerry KEYone might still be targeted to busi...

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