Author: 0 SpaceX launches used rocket from Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX successfully launched and then retrieved its first recycled rocket Thursday, a historic feat and the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights. "I'm just incredibly proud of the SpaceX team to be able to achieve this incredible milestone in the history of space", he said. The rocket's first stage, known as the booster, was saved from the 2016 mission and reused.

Author: 0 Samsung Launches Bixby, Its Answer To Siri & Alexa

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is likely to be announced in April. Now we just have to wait for the Galaxy S8 to get here so that we can try Bixby ourselves. Bixby will still execute a task as it understands the users but will ask for more information. In terms of context awareness , Bixby is created to let you switch between touch and voice controls seamlessly.

Author: 0 First Xi-Trump summit to chart way forward on US-China relationship

The White House has said that North Korea and the deployment of a THAAD missile defense battery in South Korea will be among the key topics for the upcoming summit. Trump has spent five of the first 10 weekends of his presidency at Mar-a-Lago, but is not expected to return this weekend. North Korea will also be a key issue.

Author: 0 15-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted By Multiple Attackers On Facebook Live

Elkins was reunited with her daughter Tuesday, two days after the girl went missing and a day after police learned of the attack. Family members of a 15-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted in an incident broadcast over Facebook Live say that she is being revictimized through online threats and cruel jokes from neighborhood kids.

Electronics Solar outpaces wind for new power capacity
Author: 0 Solar outpaces wind for new power capacity

The worldwide geothermal energy capacity increased by 780 MW in 2016, with Kenya accounting for 485 MW of that. The cumulative renewables capacity around the world has jumped in 2016 by 161 GW, or 8.7%, to 2,006 GW, according to a new report.

Author: 0 Samsung Sets Out Recycling Plan For Faulty Galaxy Note 7

WIRED has contacted trading standards in the United Kingdom to ask whether the devices going to be re-sold in the United Kingdom and we will update this story once a response is received. Millions of units of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 were reclaimed by the company throughout the world and estimated 7% percent of the sold units are still in the market, waiting to surrender by the users.

Electronics Vladimir Putin DENIES tampering in presidential election
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin DENIES tampering in presidential election

Earlier on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was ready to meet with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the Arctic nations summit in Finland, but the event should be well-prepared. "We are just waiting for when the situation improves", Putin said in televised comments. The investigation started in July a year ago, several months before the election, but Comey did not confirm its existence until his appearance at a House Intelligence Committee hearing this month.

Author: 0 SpaceX to launch first reused rocket, testing cost-cutting model

SpaceX has said the first-stage booster has gone through an extensive evaluation process, including a thorough inspection of the entire booster and individual engine testing. "We don't believe we're taking an inordinate risk here", said Halliwell, noting that the rocket is in sufficiently good shape that its launch insurance rates did not increase.

Electronics King defends House Intel panel's Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 King defends House Intel panel's Russian Federation probe

Nunes met with a secret source on White House grounds last week to review classified material, which he says indicates that Trump associates' communications were captured in "incidental" surveillance of foreigners. But FBI Director James Comey confirmed earlier this month that his agency is investigating potential links between Russian officials and the Trump campaign.

Author: 0 Microsoft will sell customized "Microsoft Edition" versions of Samsung Galaxy S8

ZDNet reported that the Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition will be priced at $750, and the S8+ at $850, which is in line with other wireless carriers. That's all fine and dandy, but you're probably thinking right now, can't you just buy the regular version of the S8's and install the Microsoft apps yourself? This customization will take place "when the devices are unboxed and connected to Wi-Fi".

Author: 0 Trump to meet Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago

On Thursday, White House spokesperson Sean Spicer said that the upcoming meeting between the United States and Chinese leaders could be an opportunity to develop bilateral ties, however, many issues stand in the way, including trade. officials believe is preparing for another nuclear test. However, in order to highlight the expected Xi-Trump meeting, world media obviate that it is Xi's visit to Finland and the first travel to a member state of the European Union (EU) and to Northern Europe ...

Author: 0 Trump takes aim at Republican conservatives: "We must fight them"

Thomas Massie of Kentucky, who is not a member of the Freedom Caucus, tweeted: "[realDonaldTrump] it's a swamp not a hot tub. "It's really important that we do something to fix this problem", Ryan said . "The Freedom Caucus didn't care". He argued the "old way" that Democrats used to strike deals was by laying out a compromise position to start and letting Republicans "whittle that away to nothing".

Electronics Australia's best Galaxy S8 deal: Who has the best plan?
Author: 0 Australia's best Galaxy S8 deal: Who has the best plan?

Microsoft has been working more closely with Samsung lately, which has become increasingly evident from the launch of the new Galaxy S8 smartphone line this week. The S8+ handset features a 6.2-inch Super AMOLED quad HD display (2,960-by-1,440 resolution, 529ppi), while the S8 has a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED quad HD display (2,960-by-1,440, 570ppi).

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo 'happy' as Madeira Airport named in his honour

Ronaldo , who is as big of a fan of his own looks as his legion of fans are, could be excused for asking what had gone wrong. "Thank you for being here in my honour". In Northern Ireland, an airport was renamed George Best Belfast City Airport in 2006, a year after the local player and former Manchester United winger died.

Author: 0 British officials seek access to jihadist's WhatsApp messages

In the wake of the Westminster attack, the home secretary has said it is "completely unacceptable" that messaging services provided "a secret place for terrorists to communicate with each other". Likewise, Rudd said that in this situation, it's imperative that intelligence officials can access encrypted communications such as the ones that occurred in WhatsApp.

Electronics Wipeout Omega Collection Gets A PS4 Trailer And Release Date
Author: 0 Wipeout Omega Collection Gets A PS4 Trailer And Release Date

According to Sony , thanks to the power and memory bandwidth of the PS4, all the textures of the game have been reworked and improved substantially. Not limiting the polish to visuals, all sound effects will be fully remastered, with 28 licensed music tracks also part and parcel of the bundle.

Electronics SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap
Author: 0 SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

As we reported yesterday, SpaceX had a planned launch today that would involve sending off a recycled rocket, something that would be a game-changer for the company if successful. The chief executive officer of electric auto and batteries maker Tesla founded SpaceX 15 years ago with the goal of one day creating a human colony on Mars.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Details

In addition to gaining access to windowed Android apps, the feature also gives users full access to their phone's notifications. The S8 lineup is crucial for Samsung in trying to recover its image as a reliable phonemaker after the Note 7 had to be recalled twice for catching fire due to what Samsung called " battery problems".

Author: 0 US Senators Get Lesson on Twitter Trolls at Costly Russian Interference Hearing

Flynn was sacked from his job as President Donald Trump's first national security adviser after it was disclosed that he misled the vice president about a conversation he had with the Russian ambassador to the USA during the transition. Senator Ron Wyden is imploring the committee to "follow the money" on Russian Federation. The Oregon Democrat said fishy real estate deals and money laundering might mean that the "Russian government may be only a step or two away" from American institutions.

Electronics China's Xi to meet Trump, who predicts 'difficult' meeting
Author: 0 China's Xi to meet Trump, who predicts 'difficult' meeting

It said Mr Trump and his wife Melania will host Mr Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan at a dinner next Thursday. China, meanwhile, has denounced Trump's bellicose rhetoric as a threat to cooperation between the United States and China. "The summit could well be a peaceful combination of a strategic kumbaya and economic gift giving, before storms erupt later over trade, regional hotspots, and human resources-issues", according to Douglas Paal, Asia director at the Washington-based Carnegie ...

Author: 0 Samsung unveils AI assistant Bixby to fight against Google Assistant and Siri

The video is only 15 seconds long and doesn't reveal too much, just the number 8 branding and that Samsung will announce the phone at the Unboxed event on March 30 (in Korea; it launches March 29 in New York). It also looks into the state of the app once Bixby is enabled. That is a clumsier experience on existing assistants , which often start tasks over if you switch from voice to touch.

Author: 0 Reuse & Recycling Plan for Samsumg's 4.3m Recalled Galaxy Note 7 Devices

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 exploding battery debacle was one of the biggest hardware scandals ever, but the company is doing everything in it's power to put things right. Also, Samsung is working with local regulators to of the sale and to determine available markets to sell the renovated device. The company says it will first consult regulatory authorities and carriers and assess local demand.

Electronics Here's a Little Piece of Toyota's New Jeep Competitor
Author: 0 Here's a Little Piece of Toyota's New Jeep Competitor

Late previous year we came across a trademark filing for "Toyota FT-4X". What comes after it is usually a clue about the concept's intent (the FT-86 foretold the arrival of the Toyota 86 coupe, for example), and "4x" is a strong hint that this concept will be a four-by-four.

Author: 0 HB2 Repeal: North Carolina Legislature Votes to Overturn Controversial 'Bathroom Bill'

Late Wednesday night, North Carolina lawmakers and the governor reached an agreement to repeal the state's controversial "bathroom bill", called HB2. "In no respect is House Bill 142 not better than House Bill 2". The group had come out strongly against the deal in a series of tweets earlier Thursday, calling on the NCAA to reject the deal and not "settle for this fake repeal".

Author: 0 Samsung explains "Infinity Display" on the Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, which feature large displays . What do you think about the Galaxy S8? The screen of the Samsung Galaxy S8+ is also a first as this is the first 6.2-inch screen-sized phone from Samsung's stable.

Electronics South Korea's ex-President Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request
Author: 0 South Korea's ex-President Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

The decision to jail Park resulted from an eight-hour court hearing in Seoul on Thursday after which a judge determined that the evidence compiled by prosecutors in recent months warranted detention. "It would be unfair" not to seek Park's arrest, a source from the prosecutors' office had said. Both sides are gearing up for marathon arguments given the complexity of the cases, the number of those involved and her stubborn defiance, according to observers.

Electronics Red iPhone 7 and Plus, Where to Buy it and Why (RED)
Author: 0 Red iPhone 7 and Plus, Where to Buy it and Why (RED)

Apple launched the special edition red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models with the aim to celebrate their 10-year long partnership with the RED ( Global Fund ) charity. According to Apple, shipments of the new model will begin by the end of March in the United States and more than 40 countries around the world. On the other hand, the Cupertino-giant has also announced a new variant of the smaller iPhone SE , which now comes with a doubled storage space for the same price tag of $399.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8 Plus Wrap-Up: Everything You Need To Know

After spending months cleaning up the chaos left after the company's Galaxy Note 7 controversy, the company is planning for a reboot. Samsung officially took the wraps off of their Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus today and with those two new devices they also unveiled a range of new accessories for both phones, as well as the all-new Gear 360 Camera, and they once again showed off the new Gear VR headset that comes along with the Gear VR Controller.

Author: 0 Over 280 Iraqis killed in west Mosul

One local health official said on Wednesday that 250 bodies had been recovered from the site, though that is higher than Iraqi military estimates. Dozens of people were reported killed after sheltering from bombing in a large basement in al-Jadida neighbourhood on 17 March in an incident with which the USA had previously denied any involvement.

Electronics Distraction cited as pedestrian deaths spike in 2015
Author: 0 Distraction cited as pedestrian deaths spike in 2015

There were nearly 6,000 pedestrian deaths last year in the Carolinas, the most in more than 20 years. Pedestrian deaths rose as a total percentage of traffic deaths over the last decade, from 11 percent in 2006 to 15 percent in 2015. "Distracted driving we always think about, but distracted walking we don't always think about that", Gray said. Motorized vehicles are an " amplifying agent in the coming together of a driver and a pedestrian"; when a pedestrian is struck with a vehicle, ...

Electronics April's PlayStation Plus Free Games Announced
Author: 0 April's PlayStation Plus Free Games Announced

The release of Drawn to Death for PlayStation Plus was actually confirmed previously by David Jaffe, the former God of War director who set up Drawn to Death studio The Bartlet Jones Supernatural Detective Agency. There are also two titles made available for those who have not quite chose to make the jump to the PS4 just yet - and they are Invizimals: the Lost Kingdom and Alien Rage - Extended Edition.

Author: 0 UN rights experts call on Russia to release protesters

With his colorful and sarcastic expose of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's alleged collection of mansions, villas and vineyards - which garnered over 13 million views on YouTube - Navalny managed to draw tens of thousands to the streets across Russian Federation in the biggest show of defiance since a 2011-2012 wave of protests rattled the Kremlin and led to harsh new laws aimed at suppressing dissent.

Electronics Average Brokerage Rating Of Chevron Corporation (CVX), The Walt Disney Company (DIS)
Author: 0 Average Brokerage Rating Of Chevron Corporation (CVX), The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 1.63. Corporate insiders own 0.40% of the company's stock. This continues to be an interesting story, and we look forward to updating it again soon on Chevron Corporation. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 16th were given a $1.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, February 14th. This represents a $4.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.00%.

Electronics Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey leaving Facebook
Author: 0 Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey leaving Facebook

Palmer Luckey, after years of being a prominent face at Facebook and the figurehead of Oculus , is leaving the company. "We're thankful for everything he did for Oculus and VR, and we wish him all the best", a Facebook spokesperson said in a statement on Thursday.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S8: Firm unveils 'comeback' phone after Note 7 fire woes
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8: Firm unveils 'comeback' phone after Note 7 fire woes

The S8 is the first phone to feature Samsung's new Bixby AI assistant and the first operating off the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip. The anticipation of facial recognition, however, is a more recent development , with a Samsung official having recently suggested that the technology was implemented to improve the speed and accuracy of the devices' user recognition.

Electronics Intel: Moore's Law isn't slowing down
Author: 0 Intel: Moore's Law isn't slowing down

For quite some time now, many chip industry watchers have questioned the future sustainability of Moore's Law. Intel will start making 10nm chips this year it claims will lead the industry in transistor density using a metric it challenged rivals to adopt.

Electronics Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
Author: 0 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Advanced Micro Devices by 69.5% in the third quarter. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. now owns 12,100 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock valued at $137,000 after buying an additional 330 shares during the last quarter.

Author: 0 Galaxy S8 integrates Pinterest visual search in Bixby

To make sure that users have a seamless experience while performing all these tasks on their Galaxy S8, Samsung has incorporated Qualcomm's top-of-the-line Snapdragon 835 processor (for US, China and select developed markets) and its own Exynos 9985 series processor (for Europe, India and rest of the regions) to power the new phones .

Author: 0 Donald Trump has just made climate change a whole lot scarier

But even Mr Murray conceded that he did not expect Mr Trump's order to return coal mining numbers to their former strength. The Exxon Mobil official added: "It is prudent that the United States remain a party to the Paris Agreement to ensure a level playing field, so that global energy markets remain as free and competitive as possible".

Author: 0 Samsung to aggressively market its brand new Galaxy S8 smartphone

On the 21st of the nest month, Samsung will start shipping the phone . The Galaxy S7 successor also boasts a new feature called Samsung DeX, which allows users to use the Galaxy S8 as a mini computer. And going by the social media reactions, Samsung has definitely impressed the world, with its infinity display , facial recognition system, home button-less design, and Bixby.

Author: 0 IPhone of the future could have an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner

The patent says that this method would benefit sensors both embedded into the display and traditional fingerprint sensors. Now, a new report claims that the iPhone 8 is set to feature a fingerprint scanner on the back of the handset. This is ostensibly because the glass back prototypes were too prone to shattering when dropped, so Apple switched to metal. The source of this story is certainly circumspect, with no real track record of accuracy, but it's interesting to discuss nonetheless ...

Electronics Android Wear 2.0 Wide Release Delayed By Google Due To…
Author: 0 Android Wear 2.0 Wide Release Delayed By Google Due To…

That's changing today. It has has been confirmed which are the three existing Android Wear smartwatches that are now receiving the much-awaited Android Wear 2.0 update. However, the decision to only include three smartwatches left us, and Android Wear users bemused. According to Google, in a post on its support forums, the rollout to those devices should be complete by April 4.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 resurrection?

However, the company rubbished these claims saying that it has no such plans for the country. Tech giant Samsung said late on Monday that it plans to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, the model pulled from markets previous year due to fire-prone batteries.

Author: 0 Samsung Bixby will be a core feature of the Galaxy S8

Samsung has entered the Artificial Intelligence personal assistant community with the launch announcement of Bixby last evening. Rhee cautions that this won't happen overnight, but that Bixby will start out with several ingrained advantages.

Author: 0 Britain not threatening Europe over security cooperation: Davis

But she's already faced some notable setbacks. Lurking over the trade talks is the prospect of no deal, known as "hard Brexit", a legal void that most observers believe could have grave consequences for Britain, but also the EU. Brexit Secretary David Davis said: "At the heart of the referendum decision was sovereignty". "There is an area of argument over this, an area of discussion over this, which is fine".