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Galaxy Note 8 rumoured to feature dual-camera and 6.4-inch display
- April 20, 2017

As you may know, the issue became viral in South Korea following the official Galaxy S8 release on April 17. Meanwhile, The e-commerce website, Flipkart had earlier put out a teaser poster for the launch of the phone in the country, on their website. (more...)
Katy perry trolled for goddess kali's photo Katy perry trolled for goddess kali's photo
- April 20, 2017

Social media users, mostly Indians, flooded her page with comments, accusing the Grammy award victor of being "insensitive". "U should not show Ur emotions or feelings in the name of goddess or their images bcoz we Hindus worship them images of God are not a toy better remove it (sic)", wrote Satya Prasanna. (more...)
Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off
- April 20, 2017

Yurchikhin, 58, has racked up 537 days in space over the course of four missions to the ISS, more than any USA astronaut but some way short of the 879 days logged by record-holding compatriot Gennady Padalka. Seuss book, "One Fish, Two Fish."), is on his first flight since being chosen as a NASA astronaut in 2009. On Monday, President Trump and daughter Ivanka plan to call the station for a video conference with Whitson and Fischer to congratulate the station commander for setting a new ... (more...)
Facebook using AI-infused camera across its products
- April 20, 2017

Wood said that Facebook is moving away from virtual reality on its Oculus Rift platform and toward augmented reality on your phone, something its competitor Snapchat is already doing. Upon logging in to Facebook Spaces through the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, users will be given the option to create custom avatars based on the pictures that they have uploaded to their Facebook profiles. (more...)
Samsung Seeks to Lure Back Buyers With Sleek S8 Smartphone Samsung Seeks to Lure Back Buyers With Sleek S8 Smartphone
- April 20, 2017

Samsung says that software and processor efficiencies will let the new phones offer all-day battery life under normal use. While features like this haven't been proven, it could appeal to enterprises. Another new trick: the new Samsung phones can essentially become a full-blown desktop computer via a separately sold docking station called the DeX (an idea introduced by Motorola in 2011). (more...)
'Facebook Killer' found dead after police chase
- April 20, 2017

The break in the case came when police received a tip that Stephens' vehicle was in the McDonald's parking lot in Erie, in the northwestern corner of the state, about 100 miles east of Cleveland, authorities said. "I didn't know it was serious, and he just ended his own life", Green said. "And that's been hard", Lane said. Maggie Green said of Lane: "It's not her fault". (more...)
Watch Live Stream Of Atlas V Rocket Launch In 360-Degree Video
- April 20, 2017

The stream winked on about 10 minutes before launch. The RD Amross RD-180 engine powered the Atlas booster, and the Aeroject Rocketdyne RL10C engine powered the Centaur upper stage. Cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin is getting ready for his fifth mission to the space station on Thursday. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet and Peggy Whitson of NASA will operate the space station's robotic arm to grab the Cygnus and bring it in to berth at the lab at 6:05 am (1005 GMT) on Saturday, NASA said. (more...)
Electric Volkswagen ID CROZZ concept to wow Shanghai Electric Volkswagen ID CROZZ concept to wow Shanghai
- April 20, 2017

The Volkswagen Crozz concept - which follows the earlier ID Buzz and ID hatchback concepts - relies on the same MEB chassis as the earlier ID concepts did. "The high-performance battery can be charged to 80% of its energy capacity in 30 minutes using a fast-charging system (at 150 kW DC power)". It's fully autonomous in I.D. (more...)
Protesters march before EPA chief Indiana visit
- April 20, 2017

Representative Fred Upton, a Republican from MI. In a blog post , Meleah Geertsman, a senior attorney in the Natural Resources Defense Council's Midwest program, wrote that "Pruitt has a critical opportunity to make good on his confirmation statement -  that EPA should have "acted faster" in Flint - by stepping in to ensure that residents throughout East Chicago have reliable access to drinking water that is not contaminated by lead". (more...)
FTC Fires Warning Shot On Influencers FTC Fires Warning Shot On Influencers
- April 20, 2017

The posts risk breaching consumer rights rules by not revealing when they are promoting products on the social media site. Instagram is one of the most powerful places to reach consumers, and celebrities often carefully curate their posts to portray a particular lifestyle. (more...)
John Glenn honored with launch of space station supply ship
- April 20, 2017

An Atlas-5 rocket carrying Cygnus spacecraft has blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida towards the ISS. The shipper, Orbital ATK, asked Glenn's widow, Annie, for permission to name the spacecraft after him. "ULA is excited to be a part of the team that delivered such an important payload to astronauts aboard the ISS", said Gary Wentz, ULA vice president of Human and Commercial Systems, in a statement. (more...)
Joss Whedon doesn't want A-lister for Batgirl Joss Whedon doesn't want A-lister for Batgirl
- April 20, 2017

That's something Joss Whedon made clear when asked about casting Batgirl . But in a case of "not denying" the fact, Whedon spoke excitedly with Variety on the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. "I think James in particular has an incredible connection with these characters and with this cosmic world". It certainly sounds like Joss Whedon has already started on the project and is preparing to find the flawless Batgirl . (more...)
Petition started to name April's calf after 'Giraffe Mom's' baby boy Petition started to name April's calf after 'Giraffe Mom's' baby boy
- April 20, 2017

She had garnered her own online fan club when she videotaped her pregnant self , wearing a $16 giraffe head in a parody of April's live-streamed and long-delayed birth. " We're buddies; we're companions ", Erin told Inside Edition. Dietrich's video reached more than 32,000,000 views! A petition has been created to name April's newborn calf after the son of "Giraffe Mom" Erin Dietrich. (more...)
China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft
- April 20, 2017

Once the mission is completed, Tianzhou-1 will be de-orbited and burn up in the atmosphere, in the same way as Progress cargo spacecraft in order to dispose of waste, while Tiangong-2 will continue to orbit and carry out experiments. The ion thruster was indigenously developed by Chinese researchers, who spent about five years on it, Chinese daily Global Times reported. After the rocket reached the launch pad, a complex positioned around 2,000 feet (600 feet) from the beach, work ... (more...)
Hunger increases and thirst decreases due to salty food Hunger increases and thirst decreases due to salty food
- April 20, 2017

Increased levels of glucocorticoids are an independent risk factor for diabetes, obesity, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. Consuming salty foods did not make them thirsty; rather they became more hungry. Similarly, the men in the cosmonaut study who were on a high-salt diet complained of hunger. "In addition, salt can induce a glucocorticoid-driven catabolic state with increased urea osmolyte and metabolic water generation", noted the research . (more...)
Pence vows 'overwhelming' response to North Korea
- April 20, 2017

That should come as no surprise. Ahead of the "Day of the Sun" on April 15, one of the biggest celebrations in the North Korean calendar, North Korea analysts said satellite images showed Pyongyang was "primed and ready" for a sixth nuclear test. (more...)
Google Voice now filters out unwanted calls, thanks to update Google Voice now filters out unwanted calls, thanks to update
- April 20, 2017

While the Google did not announce the specific date, tech experts are anticipating that Google would release the Pixel 2 sometime around October 2017, which is exactly one year since the first-gen flagship smartphones were unveiled to the public, Android Headlines reported. (more...)
Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez's death Questions abound in aftermath of NFL star Hernandez's death
- April 20, 2017

Hernandez had been serving a sentence of life in prison without parole after being convicted of the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd . Attorney William Kennedy represents the estate of Safiro Furtado and the family of Daniel de Abreu in wrongful-death lawsuits against Hernandez. (more...)
North Korea threatens 'all-out war' with United States North Korea threatens 'all-out war' with United States
- April 20, 2017

Dr Go Myong Hyun of the Asan Institute of Policy Studies said the new South Korean president, who will be elected on May 9, will be under pressure to rebalance trade with the US. His comments come amid differing reports about the trajectory of a USA strike group in the region. "At the same time dialogue for the sake of dialogue is valueless and it is necessary for us to exercise pressure". (more...)
Apple iPhone 8 may have fingerprint reader at back Apple iPhone 8 may have fingerprint reader at back
- April 20, 2017

The manufacturing will take place in Bengaluru suburb - Peenya, by a Taiwanese original design manufacturer - Wistron, with whom Apple has a contract. A Samsung rep has already said that it was a deliberate design decision to try and free up more internal room for a battery, but the justification doesn't really matter: it still leads to a bad user experience. (more...)

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