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Here's how popular Mother's Day is on Facebook Here's how popular Mother's Day is on Facebook
- May 13, 2017

You can express your gratitude to the mothers in your life with numerous features, many of which are accented with purple flowers. So when your mum next posts a status, instead of responding with a "happy" or "heart" emoji, Facebook are now giving you the opportunity to reply with a flower to show you care. (more...)
Jewelry expected to be a big seller this Mother's Day
- May 13, 2017

At first, she looked catatonic. I've learned that many people have far worse relationships, or non-existent relationships with their mothers . I see how this may appear an undignified celebration, but I know my mom would approve. You want the seemingly normal, happy, predictable future that comes with them - all of the things that come with your child. You matter. Smile through the chaos. (more...)
See the Full 'Flower Moon' Rise Tonight See the Full 'Flower Moon' Rise Tonight
- May 13, 2017

Eastern time, before it has actually become viewable over the United States. The actual time of the May full moon is during the daytime of May 10th in this hemisphere - about 3:40 p.m. The Ontario Native Literacy Coalition describes the Flower Moon season as a period to explore "spiritual essences". However, the Moon will still appear full to the naked eye all night. (more...)
SpaceX tests Falcon 9 rocket ahead of Inmarsat-5 F4 mission SpaceX tests Falcon 9 rocket ahead of Inmarsat-5 F4 mission
- May 13, 2017

The rocket itself was strapped down for the static fire test as the engines of the rocket's boosters were ignited. The company has been promising the Falcon Heavy, the next cut of its flagship Falcon 9 rocket, for the past four years now. The Falcon 9 will head east from the Cape Canaveral spaceport to place the Inmarsat satellite into an elliptical geostationary transfer orbit with reaching tens of thousands of miles above Earth. (more...)
Xi nudges Moon to think twice on THAAD
- May 13, 2017

Security Council resolutions. This was the first time the Chinese leader has called a South Korean president to congratulate him or her on an election victory, said Yoon Young-chan, Moon's press secretary, at a press briefing. At the same time, however, the North mobilized its propaganda media to reveal its intention to improve inter-Korean ties while also making demands. (more...)
2-magnitude quake recorded off coast of El Salvador
- May 13, 2017

As of 4:30 a.m. Thursday, 663 reported feeling the 3.6 quake to the USGS . Wednesday morning a series of quakes measured between magnitude 3.4 and 1.1. "Our worst fear is an natural disaster on the Seattle fault", Vidale said. The swarm of quakes struck deep in the earth's crust, at about 25 kilometers. (more...)
"Ransomware" cyberattack cripples hospitals across England
- May 13, 2017

The BBC reported that a list of affected locations included London, Blackburn, Nottingham, Cumbria and Hertfordshire. "You can imagine that an organisation like the NHS would take potentially weeks and weeks to update their systems to protect against this vulnerability". (more...)
Hospitals in United Kingdom have tech problems after possible large-scale cyberattack
- May 13, 2017

NHS Digital said it would be working with Britain's National Cyber Security Center to resolve the outage. NHS Digital said the attack, believed to have been caused by a malware variant, did not specifically target the NHS and it is also affecting various sectors. (more...)
Romanian yodelling rappers set for Eurovision final Romanian yodelling rappers set for Eurovision final
- May 13, 2017

Most importantly though, Eurovision has music at the heart of it and that is something we should definitely take seriously and celebrate in equal measure. To get some perspective on what it's like to live in a country that does participate, I asked Kotaku's Luke Plunkett. This year's representative was chosen by a public vote however, rather than the whim of a BBC executive. (more...)
Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits
- May 13, 2017

However, while Donald Trump has sought the help of countries such as Russia, China, Japan, as well as South Korea in dealing with Kim, Moon is intent on adopting a more lenient approach, Newsweek reports. What are those right conditions and how soon can they be reached? Beijing - the North's biggest trade partner and diplomatic protector - is infuriated over the deployment of a U.S. (more...)
SpaceX launches top spy satellite
- May 13, 2017

The federal agency, which develops and maintains spy satellites, said it surveys potential security threats to the U.S.by tracking terrorists and monitoring the development of nuclear weapons overseas. "Tough call, as high altitude wind shear was at 98.6 percent of the theoretical load limit", he said in a tweet. SpaceX has won two additional contracts from the U.S. (more...)
Ubuntu, SUSE, and Fedora Linux comes to Windows Store
- May 13, 2017

Microsoft also announced it is working on SUSE Linux and Fedora Linux running on the Windows Subsystem for Linux . It's all about connecting devices so users can switch from computer to mobile phone and back again, for example, without missing a beat. (more...)
NASA to Launch First SLS Super Rocket Into Space Without Crew NASA to Launch First SLS Super Rocket Into Space Without Crew
- May 13, 2017

Going without crew in that first test flight has been NASA's plan all along. Lightfoot mentioned in the press conference that keeping EM-1 uncrewed will allow NASA to accelerate the development of crewed systems, such as life support and a robust heat shield, that will be needed for EM-2. (more...)
Whole Foods shakes up board as key sales figure falls again Whole Foods shakes up board as key sales figure falls again
- May 13, 2017

Morgan Stanley boosted its position in shares of Whole Foods Market by 85.8% in the third quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 66,109 shares of the company's stock , valued at $2,011,035.78. Released along with the latest financials on Wednesday was "a detailed path to sustained top-line growth", supported by category management and pricing initiatives, enhanced marketing and Affinity programs, and "disciplined organic growth". (more...)
Thief film producers claim a new game is in development Thief film producers claim a new game is in development
- May 13, 2017

The Thief movie adaptation was first announced back in 2014 , and, like most game-to-film projects, it's taken a while to get off the ground. Film-wise, the nebulous Thief movie has been kicking around for some time. This is according to Straight Up Films which is developing the film based on the Thief video game IP. With that said, what's your thoughts on a new Thief movie? While the game's official sales figures remain a mystery, it didn't necessarily receive a warm welcome from ... (more...)
Tillerson says US won't be rushed on climate change policies
- May 13, 2017

But the text did not recommit its members to meet the pledges made. While President Trump has talked tough in the past about his skeptical views on climate change, his administration appears to be taking a more cautious approach to the issue on the world stage in the early days of his presidency. (more...)
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Position Increased by Checchi Capital Advisers LLC Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) Position Increased by Checchi Capital Advisers LLC
- May 13, 2017

Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in Electronic Arts by 24.8% in the first quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 280,314 shares of the game software company's stock worth $25,094,000 after buying an additional 783 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Roche's bladder cancer drug fails P3 trial Roche's bladder cancer drug fails P3 trial
- May 13, 2017

Tecentriq has plenty of rivals in bladder cancer ready to exploit this slip-up: AstraZeneca's Imfinzi (durvalumab), and only yesterday, Pfizer/Merck KGaA's Bavencio ( avelumab ) are approved in this indication, though now have similar conditional approvals . (more...)
SpaceX launches spy satellite for United States in first mission for Pentagon
- May 13, 2017

The 23-story tall rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center at 7.15am (local time) and landed again nine minutes later after propelling the satellite into orbit. SpaceX also achieved one of its defining endeavors: landing the rocket safely back on Earth. Few details have been released about NROL-76, a satellite designed, built and operated by the National Reconnaissance Office , a member of the U.S. (more...)
Range Rover Evoque Landmark edition celebrates 600000 sales Range Rover Evoque Landmark edition celebrates 600000 sales
- May 13, 2017

That, says the maker, is worth celebrating, so it has created the Landmark Edition, shown to the world for the first time today at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, and due for South African release in October 2017. Even though the SUV is proving to be the world's most popular vehicle type, even Land Rover has been taken by surprise by how popular its Evoque is proving both at home and overseas. (more...)

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