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First White House Tourists of Trump Era Get Surprise
- March 08, 2017

It's certainly a little amusing to see Clinton staring down at Trump from her perch on the wall while he addressed the group. "We are getting along great, and getting major things done!" tweeted Trump. Wyden says Trump should follow his predecessor's policy. I wish people would wake up to the fact President Donald J. Trump won the election honestly and respect his office as Commander in Chief. (more...)
WikiLeaks Vault 7 reveals staggering breadth of 'CIA hacking' WikiLeaks Vault 7 reveals staggering breadth of 'CIA hacking'
- March 08, 2017

According to CIA documents obtained by Wikileaks , via The Intercept , hackers within the government agency made sophisticated software capable of turning your Smart TV into a listening device-all unbeknownst to users. The CIA also apparently studied the possibility of breaching the control systems of vehicles, which WikiLeaks claims can be used to carry out assassinations that are nearly undetectable. (more...)
Moto G5 Plus will be Flipkart exclusive, to launch on March 15 Moto G5 Plus will be Flipkart exclusive, to launch on March 15
- March 08, 2017

The Chinese handset manufacturer unveiled the device last month at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona. A report coming from Gadgets360 claims that the phones will be exclusive to Flipkart, much like what Motorola did with the past Moto G series of phones. (more...)
Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai showcases Hydrogen FE Fuel Cell Concept Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai showcases Hydrogen FE Fuel Cell Concept
- March 08, 2017

Fuel cell technology used in the vehicle has been classed as fourth generation and the cells are 20% lighter, and achieve a 10% improvement on efficiency compared to Hyundai's Tuscon ix35 Fuel Cell. The Fe will also carry a small battery pack which can be charged up and used on other vehicles smaller devices in the cabin, such as smart phones and the touchscreen system. (more...)
NASA To Create Coldest Spot In Universe On The Space Station NASA To Create Coldest Spot In Universe On The Space Station
- March 08, 2017

This is where the normal rules of physics stop applying, and quantum physics steps in. Now, NASA wants to take this one step further, and bring a Cold Atom Laboratory (CAL ) into outer space. With further technological advance, that time is expected to be extended up to two minutes. Well, unless someone else out there among the stars is running the same experiment we are. (more...)
Final Fantasy VII Remake's Battles Won't Be Command-Based, But Action-Based Final Fantasy VII Remake's Battles Won't Be Command-Based, But Action-Based
- March 08, 2017

In an interview with Famitsu , Nomura spoke on the battle system and how it will be quite a bit different from the original. That's about the battle system, which won't be a command-based one, but an action-based one. We also don't know whether players will be able to control all party members in Final Fantasy VII Remake , though it seems pretty unlikely, given what we know about the game's action-based, real-time approach to combat. (more...)
Yellow taxis safer than blue ones, study concludes Yellow taxis safer than blue ones, study concludes
- March 08, 2017

If the company changed the color of its entire fleet of 12,525 blue taxis to yellow, 76 fewer accidents would occur per month, or 917 fewer accidents per year. Yellow taxis were found to have about 6.1 fewer accidents per 1,000 taxis every month than their blue counterparts. While that slight bump may seem insignificant to a passenger, it has larger implications for cab companies and drivers, who spend time and money repairing cabs in their large fleets that are involved in crashes. (more...)
Zelda: Breath of the Wild is franchise's third best United Kingdom launch Zelda: Breath of the Wild is franchise's third best United Kingdom launch
- March 08, 2017

Undoubtedly a good start for Switch. Fils-Aime added that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the best-selling standalone launch title for a Nintendo platform ever. Nintendo has yet to reveal actual sales numbers for either the Switch or Zelda at this time. That being said , it did beat out Super Mario 64 which launched with the Nintendo 64 in 1996. (more...)
Europe launches latest earth observation satellite Europe launches latest earth observation satellite
- March 08, 2017

The 2,225-lb. satellite was carried into orbit on a Vega rocket. Both of the satellites are a part of a fleet set up for ESA's Copernicus Earth Monitoring program, which is the world's largest environmental monitoring project, according to the agency. (more...)
Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Dye Your Clothes Zelda: Breath of the Wild - How To Dye Your Clothes
- March 08, 2017

On Switch, you get a very slight improvement in bilinear filtering quality, meaning textures aren't filtered so close to your screen. Link can get you Epona, and the rest mostly just give you random stuff, such as the Switch t-shirt that Nintendo has been showing off. (more...)
Kia debuts two plug-in hybrid models Kia debuts two plug-in hybrid models
- March 08, 2017

The Niro crossover version features a 1.6-litre petrol engine paired to a 8.9kWh battery pack - while type approval tests have yet to take place, Kia's engineers are targeting sub-30g/km Carbon dioxide emissions and a range of more than 34 miles when driven in pure electric mode. (more...)
New NOAA satellite captures unprecedented view of lightning over Texas New NOAA satellite captures unprecedented view of lightning over Texas
- March 08, 2017

Since forecasters use this lightning information to issue warnings to the public about severe, potentially risky weather, the addition of GOES-16 to the suite of tools forecasters have at their disposal will very likely end up saving lives! Now, for the first time, thanks to a new satellite instrument, forecasters are getting the best views ever of where lightning flashes. (more...)
First images of terrifying SPACE LIGHTNING above Earth First images of terrifying SPACE LIGHTNING above Earth
- March 08, 2017

Tornadoes from that storm system destroyed homes near Houston. This image combines an hour's worth of lightning data obtained on February 14, according to NOAA. This animation, rendered at 25 frames per second, simulates what your eye might see from above the clouds. In dry areas, such as the western United States, the instrument could also help to identify areas prone to lightning-induced wildfires. (more...)
The McLaren 720S will be in Project CARS 2 The McLaren 720S will be in Project CARS 2
- March 08, 2017

The new McLaren supercar features a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8. The unveiling of McLaren's new supercar confirms both the 720S name and 720PS horsepower of the first model in the second-generation McLaren Super Series, details which have been teased online in recent months. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Focused on Entertainment vs Gaming? Why Can't You Transfer Files
- March 08, 2017

The Nintendo Switch's portability and functions has set a new standard for consoles, but it is really that flexible that gamers can ditch their PS4s and Xbox Ones? Most blockbuster games will never appear on the console and Nintendo has a lot of work to do to prove it can flesh out the system's library beyond its own superlative releases. (more...)
Performance of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG) Compared to Index Performance of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG) Compared to Index
- March 08, 2017

A number of other large investors also recently modified their holdings of PNC. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI purchased a new stake in Hartford Financial Services Group during the fourth quarter worth approximately $2,824,000. Its sales stood at -3.50% a year on average in the period of last five years. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 6th will be issued a $0.23 dividend. (more...)
Snap Stock Snaps As 'Underperform' Rating Knocks Market Size Snap Stock Snaps As 'Underperform' Rating Knocks Market Size
- March 08, 2017

She set a price target on Snap in the range of 19-to-23. Robinhood, a mobile-friendly brokerage platform that is geared towards millennials, saw roughly 43% of its users active on Snap's Thursday debut buy its stock . social messaging company had told told investors it lost $514 million past year, on sales of $400 million, and that profits could be way down the line. (more...)
Quake Champions Closed Beta Sign-ups are Open Quake Champions Closed Beta Sign-ups are Open
- March 08, 2017

We don't know how many heroes will be available, which maps will be featured or what skills we'll get to master during the testing window. So, what do we know about the all-new Quake Champions? The game will also be playable at PAX East, if you're going. (more...)
FDNY Deploys Drone to Battle 4-Alarm Blaze in The Bronx FDNY Deploys Drone to Battle 4-Alarm Blaze in The Bronx
- March 08, 2017

Drone is fitted with a high-def and infrared camera. Drone captured and transmitted live images of the fire to the Chief in charge and others responsible for the mission. "Being able to get a picture as well as verbal reports give us the ability to make a better decision at the Command Post because it's hard to understand even with the best report", said the FDNY in a Facebook post. (more...)
Yasiel Puig Had $500000 Worth Of Jewelry Stolen From His Home Yasiel Puig Had $500000 Worth Of Jewelry Stolen From His Home
- March 08, 2017

After a disappointing 2016 season resulted in a Triple-A demotion and a fresh round of trade speculation, Puig is trying to revive his once-promising major-league career. The Times noted that the burglary is the most recent in a stream of break-ins at celebrity homes across L.A., though LAPD investigators haven't said whether they think the crimes are connected. (more...)

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