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Science Lava Erupts From Mount Etna's Southeast Crater
Author: 0 Lava Erupts From Mount Etna's Southeast Crater

Authorities are tracking the eruption, and the resulting ash cloud, but they reported no immediate danger for the various towns and resorts in the area, according to the AP. The lava flows began at around 7pm on Monday at Europe's highest and most active volcano, and were continuing on Tuesday morning. The ongoing eruption with lava fountains and explosions from the volcano's south-eastern crater has so far posed no threat to humans.

Science Buffett's Apple Gain Is $1.6 Billion as Price Disclosed: Chart
Author: 0 Buffett's Apple Gain Is $1.6 Billion as Price Disclosed: Chart

The legendary investor who's doubled the return of the S&P 500 Index over the last 51 years, also devoted a portion of his annual shareholder letter to pointing out some of his biggest mistakes - and what he's learned from them. Buffett's stock picks have turned Berkshire Hathaway into one of the world's most successful conglomerates. Indeed, in both 2015 and 2016 Berkshire ranked first among American businesses in the dollar volume of earnings retained, in each year reinvesting many ...

Author: 0 Bill seeks county vote on Sunday liquor sales in Oklahoma

Stephanie Bice, R-Oklahoma City, would allow counties to vote on whether liquor stores can open between noon and midnight on Sundays, beginning in 2018. "As a state, we have not made any significant changes to our minimum wage rates in almost a decade", Cancela said in her introduction. And he said Monday that there were other concessions to the liquor stores.

Science Bernie Sanders And 'Science Guy' Hold Climate Change Forum
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders And 'Science Guy' Hold Climate Change Forum

The Trump administration removed any information regarding climate change from the White House website early into Trump's presidency, signed an executive order overturning Obama-era legislation aimed at protecting waterways from coal mining waste, and signed an order to start construction of two controversial oil pipelines on his second day in office.

Science Google Play Store Will Now Show App Sales And Free Offers
Author: 0 Google Play Store Will Now Show App Sales And Free Offers

This is a great place where you can manage the applications that have been installed via the Google Play Store. Google Play is getting a power-up for its games. These pages will also put the focus on specific game genres like role-playing titles and racing games, with Google's own editorial reviews of these genres.

Author: 0 Study shows how humans are responsible for larger and wider wildfire seasons

Scientists analyzing fire data from 1992 to 2012 found that 84 percent of all US wildfires - but only 44 percent of the total acres burned - were started by people, either by accident or on goal. "I think that's interesting, and scary, because it suggests that as spring seasons get warmer and earlier due to climate change, human ignitions are putting us at increasing risk of some of the largest, most damaging wildfires".

Science AT&T Launches New Unlimited Plus Wireless Plan With Unlimited Entertainment
Author: 0 AT&T Launches New Unlimited Plus Wireless Plan With Unlimited Entertainment

You're stuck at up to 3Mbps data speeds, for example, instead of full-fledged AT&T LTE speeds. Multiple lines start at $125 per month for two, with an additional $20 charge per additional device. They are now offering Unlimited Choice and Unlimited Plus. AT&T's also now offering a less expensive option dubbed " Unlimited Choice ". Starting on March 1, anyone- both new subscribers and existing T-Mobile customers- can get three lines on the unlimited One tier plan for $100, as opposed to ...

Science Buffett's Berkshire more than doubled its stake in Apple
Author: 0 Buffett's Berkshire more than doubled its stake in Apple

A deal that falls short of past tax overhauls. But operating income dropped. "My error caused Berkshire shareholders to give far more than they received (a practice that - despite the Biblical endorsement - is far from blessed when you are buying businesses)", the Berkshire chairman wrote in the letter released Saturday morning.

Science Nokia is back with 3310 model in colorful bodies and snake game
Author: 0 Nokia is back with 3310 model in colorful bodies and snake game

The wait is finally over, as HMD Global finally announced the Nokia 3310 reboot on Sunday at its MWC 2017 press event in Barcelona . Today, it unveiled the 3310, a small "candy bar" feature phone that is a reimagining of one of the classic Nokia handsets from its heyday as the king of the mobile phone industry.

Science NASA Again Urged to Crew First Flight of Space Launch System
Author: 0 NASA Again Urged to Crew First Flight of Space Launch System

Under former President Barack Obama, the United States space agency was working on the heavy-lift Space Launch System rocket and Orion deep-space capsule with the aim of sending astronauts to rendezvous with an asteroid in the mid-2020s, followed by a human expedition to Mars in the 2030s.

Science Gionee A1 and A1+ selfie-focused phones announced at MWC 2017
Author: 0 Gionee A1 and A1+ selfie-focused phones announced at MWC 2017

This phone features a 5.5-inch FHD AMOLED Display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The Gionee A1 runs on the Mediatek Helio P10 processor , while the Gionee A1 Plus runs on the Mediatek Helio P25 processor . Featuring a 20 MP selfie camera and powerful 13MP+5MP rear dual cameras, the A1 Plus allows users to take bright, attractive and natural-looking selfies and photos in any light.

Science Sample of metallic hydrogen went missing in Harvard
Author: 0 Sample of metallic hydrogen went missing in Harvard

The new material was formed when scientists squeezed hydrogen so intensely that it changed to attain a metallic form, which according to scientists, might work as highly efficient electricity conductor at room temperatures. The material could also provide major improvements in energy production and storage - because superconductors have zero resistance energy could be stored by maintaining currents in superconducting coils, and then be used when needed.

Science Part of Rio Carnival float collapses, injuring 11
Author: 0 Part of Rio Carnival float collapses, injuring 11

Police are investigating both incidents. Rio state health secretary said in a statement that among the 12 injured at the city's Sambadrome, nine were taken to local hospitals. "We are even more shocked than you all are", Freitas told journalists. The incident happened at the same spot where a float crashed into a fence separating spectators from the parade the day before, injuring 20 people.

Science Xiaomi Mi 5c: first phone with Xiaomi-designed processor
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi 5c: first phone with Xiaomi-designed processor

As for photography, the 12-megapixel f/2.2 main camera features an unnamed sensor with 1.25um pixels, which is larger than the common 1.12um offerings on many recent phones but will no doubt be hindered by that slower aperture; not to mention the lack of optical stabilization as well.

Science OnePlus 5: Curved screen and 23MP camera rumoured
Author: 0 OnePlus 5: Curved screen and 23MP camera rumoured

OnePlus the Chinese brand upcoming flagship OnePlus 4 also known as OnePlus 5 is in a lime light after korean website revealed that OnePlus 5 going to launch soon. This isn't the first time that we are hearing this, so we do think that it is possible that the device may indeed be marketed as the OnePlus 5 . In terms of storage, the base variant is expected to come with 64GB of internal memory, while the top end version might include 256GB of built-in storage this year.

Author: 0 NASA Will Send A Spacecraft To The Sun In 2018

Strides in technological advancement have allowed humans to send spacecraft to the moon , distant asteroids, and planet Mars, but is it possible to send a probe to the scorching hot sun? Due to the surface of the blazing inferno, no spaceship can safely land on the surface, but the Solar Plus will get within 4 million miles of the Sun.

Science The battery life on the new Nokia 3310 is monstrous
Author: 0 The battery life on the new Nokia 3310 is monstrous

And unlike the old phone, the 2017 version of the Nokia 3310 is said to last a month long because of its high-quality battery . While the handset looks similar to its predecessor, Nokia has brought its new model up to date and instead of the original display , a monochrome 84 x 84, it has a colour screen.

Author: 0 Syria's White Helmets rescuers will not attend Oscars

The head of the Syrian search-and-rescue group featured in the Oscar-winning Netflix documentary " The White Helmets " says the award is an inspiration and a huge moral support for the volunteers to keep up their mission in the war-torn country.

Science What do Analysts suggest for: Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY)
Author: 0 What do Analysts suggest for: Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY)

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Yamana Gold, Inc. and for the current quarter 10 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0/share. Company shares have been seen trading -52.78% off of the 52 week high and 14.85% away from the 52 week low. The company's a year ago sales total was 430.3 Million.

Science VDP Welcomes Secretary Tom Perez as New DNC Chair
Author: 0 VDP Welcomes Secretary Tom Perez as New DNC Chair

Some saw the competition between Perez and Ellison as symbolic of the party's internal struggle after losing the 2016 general election. Despite the drama, the Democratic committee chair is more behind-the-scenes organiser than ideological figurehead.

Science Some Of Nintendo Switch's Secrets Revealed In Its Unboxing, Start Up
Author: 0 Some Of Nintendo Switch's Secrets Revealed In Its Unboxing, Start Up

Midnight launch events will take place at more than 600 Best Buy stores, with the Switch as well as its games and accessories going on sale at 12:01 a.m. Neither Nintendo nor its third-party licensees have revealed any additional games that require the platform to be removed from its dock during gameplay.

Science Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Android mid-rangers get an aluminum upgrade
Author: 0 Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Android mid-rangers get an aluminum upgrade

Moto Z devices will soon come with support for using Amazon's Alexa digital assistant. The cameras are different on the two phones. As per the pricing, the Moto G5's OLX listing revealed a price tag of Dollars 358 (roughly Rs. The price of the 4GB of RAM with 64GB storage variant of the Moto G5 Plus has not been announced as of now. The Plus model starts at US$299, while the G5 starts at US$229.

Author: 0 South Korea special prosecutors to decide on charges

Samsung is suspected of providing tens of millions of dollars in money and favours to Park and her jailed friend Choi Soon-sil in exchange for government support of a merger deal between two Samsung affiliates in 2015. Investigation by the special prosecutors is scheduled to end Tuesday as Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn rejected the request for an extended probe into the corruption scandal that led to President Park's impeachment.

Author: 0 Image: The evolution of supernova 1987A

Now, these shock waves are moving beyond that very dense ring of gas, which was generated when the wind it produced later in life struck a slower wind produced in its earlier phase. The ring was there at least 20,000 years before the star exploded. Scientists did not reveal yet what lies beyond that gas ring. In the past few years, the ring has stopped getting brighter in X-rays.

Science Warren Buffett thinks hedge-fund fees are 'obscene'
Author: 0 Warren Buffett thinks hedge-fund fees are 'obscene'

Buffett's annual letter to shareholders also revealed that Berkshire Hathaway's gain on its investment in Apple stands at more than $1.6bn, after shares of the iPhone maker surged. "In 2016 Berkshire's insurance unit reported an underwriting profit for the 14th consecutive year and continues to generate substantial no-cost float of $92 billion available for investing (increasing to over $100 billion including an AIG reinsurance transaction)", Gelb wrote.

Author: 0 Volvo XC60 teased ahead of Geneva debut

But what we've also got is the new XC60 lurking under a slightly opaque cover, and it does look very close in shape to the XC90. Though the XC60 will have the same design language as the XC90, these elements are expected to be shrunken as the midsize SUV will have smaller dimensions.

Science Mayock: QBs in this draft not ready to play right away
Author: 0 Mayock: QBs in this draft not ready to play right away

They've spent a lot of years trusting Tom Cable to work wonders with defensive players converted and basketball players and all the rest. However in the long run he does not think it will affect their draft placement. But if you're looking at 18, I think Sidney Jones (of Washington) and Marshon Lattimore (of Alabama) are gone by then. "Adoree' Jackson, I think, is more of a second-round guy, but his talent is through the roof".

Science Vodafone UK plans 5G NR trials in H2 with Ericsson
Author: 0 Vodafone UK plans 5G NR trials in H2 with Ericsson

During the trials, millimeter wave spectrum technologies would be used at higher-frequency bands to boost network capacity and permit multi-gigabit speeds across the 28GHz, 39GHz and sub-g6GHZ spectrum bands and also Multiple-Input Multiple-Output antenna technology.

Science The new Nokia 3310
Author: 0 The new Nokia 3310

Unlike the refreshed mobile version which features colours, a new logo and slicker graphics the Facebook version is a call back to the old-school green- tinged monochromatic style. The phone company showed off the new redesigned 3310 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this morning. It has a polarise layer on the top of the glass to make the screen more legible under the direct sunlight.

Science LG to reveal new VR headset this week at GDC
Author: 0 LG to reveal new VR headset this week at GDC

That includes using SteamVR Tracking-Valve's royalty-free and increasingly open VR tracking technology-Valve has confirmed to Road to VR . There's not much else to go on at the moment but Valve do say it will offer "a high fidelity, next generation VR experience".

Science Warren Buffett's Annual Shareholder Letter for 2017 (BRK.A, AAPL)
Author: 0 Warren Buffett's Annual Shareholder Letter for 2017 (BRK.A, AAPL)

That's more than double stake that Berkshire revealed earlier this month. Berkshire Hathaway released the 2016 annual letter to its shareholders written by its legendary chairman Warren Buffett. On Monday, United announced that it was ramping up flights in a number of crucial locations. Buffett said he agrees with President Donald Trump on some issues such as entitlements, social security and the fact that some businesses face too much regulation.

Author: 0 Largest batch of earth-size, habitable-zone planets discovered by NASA

It seems like every stable spot where a planet could be, there is an Earth-sized one. If you want a planet that's habitable - and potentially inhabited - you need a lot of very specific conditions. "This is the most exciting result I have seen in the 14 years of Spitzer operations", said Sean Carey, manager of NASA's Spitzer Science Center at Caltech/IPAC in Pasadena, California.

Author: 0 Mozilla Buys Bookmarking App Pocket

Mozilla has announced its acquisition of Pocket, a nine-year-old company that builds tools for saving online content to view later. The acquisition brings a fitting conclusion to a very close relationship Pocket and Mozilla have always shared.

Science Warren Buffett Owns 133 Million Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL)
Author: 0 Warren Buffett Owns 133 Million Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Annually, the gap is just as wide: 7 per cent for the index fund and 2.2 per cent for the hedge funds. The Berkshire chief also railed against Wall Street's culture of charging high fees on investment products, in particular hedge funds - a subject that frequently attracts Buffett's ire.

Science Pope Francis: God is faithful - trust him and don't worry
Author: 0 Pope Francis: God is faithful - trust him and don't worry

The Vatican had found Rev Inzoli guilty of abusing young boys (as young as 12 years old) and ordered for him to be defrocked. Specifically, Inzoli was prohibited from celebrating Mass in public or serving near children. But the church is able to monitor and supervise them by placing them under severely restricted ministry so that they have no contact with children. "All who abuse have made a conscious decision to do so", Collins said.

Author: 0 SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk announces private citizen moon shot

Falcon Heavy and the crewed Dragon are expected to fly before the end of this year, with multiple missions expected for both before the lunar mission flies in the fourth quarter of 2018. Musk did say if something went wrong, they might have to intervene using the machine's controls. The crewed version of Dragon hasn't flown people to space.

Science Nokia 5 v/s Moto G5: Which one to buy?
Author: 0 Nokia 5 v/s Moto G5: Which one to buy?

While the Moto G5 has been priced at around Rs 14,054, the Moto G5 Plus starts at around Rs 15,275. As for the camera, there is a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front facing camera. The G5 Plus rear camera can record 4K videos tells the story in brief. The G5 comes with a 2800 removable mAh battery and the G5 Plus a 3000 non removable battery.

Author: 0 New Windows 10 feature blocks desktop apps, points to Windows Store instead

The Creators Update will be a free download for all Windows 10 customers and will include new apps like Paint 3D and a new Game Mode that will enable users to prioritise gaming performance on their PC. The only exception would be any Win32 "Centennial" apps such as Evernote that were re-packaged for the Windows Store. "The app you're installing isn't from the Windows Store".

Author: 0 Pikachu to get a party hat in Pokemon GO

This is quite a fantastic news for the players worldwide. Nonetheless, this addition gives users of the app a new mission during the 228 Peace Memorial Day to catch the haberdashed Pikachus before time runs out. This can be done by using the AR Camera and Pokemon Day hashtags. Meanwhile, the latest Pokemon GO update for iOS and Android seems to be a bug-fix and performance update as it does not include any big functional upgrades.

Author: 0 Third-party screen repairs no longer void iPhone warranty

Prior to this announcement, iPhones were not eligible for authorized repairs under warranty if they had a third-party display . According to the leaked memo, Apple will pay for whatever repairs of non-screen issues are covered. According to the internal memo, if the third-party display causes the fix to fail, or otherwise damages the iPhone during the reparation, the customer will be required to cough-up for the full out-of-warranty cost to resolve the issue.

Science Oscars Flashback: Watch Sammy Davis Jr. Announce the Wrong Winner in 1964
Author: 0 Oscars Flashback: Watch Sammy Davis Jr. Announce the Wrong Winner in 1964

Jordan Horowitz , producer of " La La Land ", shows the envelope revealing " Moonlight " as the true victor of best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. See, it's so easy to reach out and heal!" The presentation felt freaky even before the botched announcement, as Beatty gazed at the award envelope, then at his Bonnie and Clyde co-star, with a puzzled expression.

Author: 0 Windy and much colder with scattered rain and snow showers today

There will be some rain about and it will mix with and change to snow Wednesday morning. Sunday should sport some sunshine. Thursday , a cold front brings very windy and much colder conditions, returning us to normal and even below normal temperatures to end the week and take us into the weekend.

Science Sony Corp (SNE) Introduces Its Wireless Earbuds (Xperia Ear) During MWC 2017
Author: 0 Sony Corp (SNE) Introduces Its Wireless Earbuds (Xperia Ear) During MWC 2017

Now, you'd hardly expect the Japanese manufacturer to shy away from something special at its resurgence. rue to form, the Xperia XZ and XZ Premium's camera sensor is quite a treat. The Xperia XZs will be available in Ice Blue, Warm Silver, and Black color options. Going up a notch, the XA1 Ultra is a big-screen device with a 6 inch screen and the same solid camera technology on the back, while on the front they've added a 16Megapixel camera with Optical Image Stabilisation and 64GB ...

Author: 0 Microsoft Surface Pro 5: The rumors are mounting, but details remain scarce

The port layout appears to be identical (you get a headphone jack, a microSD card reader, one USB-A port, and one USB-C port that is used for charging and display output), but the USB-C port supports just 5Gbps USB 3.1 gen 1 and doesn't support the faster, more capable Thunderbolt 3 or 10Gbps USB 3.1 gen 2.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch has its first portable-only game

One hint was seen on the console's News tab, where "Animal Crossing" is prominently shown on the image along with "Mario", "The Legend of Zelda" and "Splatoon", all of which already have confirmed titles for the Switch . It is a cowboy themed game which includes spell-casting, playing volleyball and guitar, dancing and answering phones and other fun activities. Snipperclips is a game where players have done paper characters who can cut their compatriots into unique sizes and shapes.