Author: 0 Apple given permission to test self-driving cars in California

While Apple may have scaled back its research and development efforts with respect to developing and manufacturing its own vehicle - a herculean goal to say the least - it appears that the company is still interested in developing proprietary self-driving software.

Author: 0 NASA Finds Potentially Habitable Ocean Environment on Saturn's Moon

This photo of Saturn's moon Enceladus, taken by the Cassini spacecraft , shows the cracks in the icy surface. The presence of ample hydrogen in the moon's ocean means that microbes - if any exist there - could use it to obtain energy by combining the hydrogen with carbon dioxide dissolved in the water.

Author: 0 Figures Show How Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S7 Sales Disappoint

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are totally different from the previous year Samsung flagship devices, as more enhancements have been made by the engineers, the smartphones look totally different from the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Although tipping the global launch of the voice command feature in Bixby for April 21, Samsung in a report states that Bixby will roll out to consumers only by later this spring.

Author: 0 Saturn's Moon 'Enceladus' Can Host Alien Life — NASA Announcement

Beneath the ice surface of the Enceladus, there is a deep ocean, whose water Cassini has now sampled. The new findings from Nasa's Cassini spacecraft , which has been orbiting Saturn since 2002, indicate that ammonia, carbon dioxide, methane and organics were also found coming from the plumes, nearly all the ingredients needed to support life on earth.

Science A running list of 'The O'Reilly Factor' sponsors who've pulled out
Author: 0 A running list of 'The O'Reilly Factor' sponsors who've pulled out

That this is the tipping point is noteworthy, given that these advertisers didn't feel the need to pull out when O'Reilly's show ran multiple racist segments from aspiring comedian Jesse Watters. According to ad-tracking firm, Mercedes-Benz bought an estimated $266,477 worth of commercials on the show over the past 30 days, the tenth most, and spent $1.3 million in 2016.

Author: 0 Tax Day demonstrators demand Trump release taxes

Two And A Half Men star Jon Cryer and comedian Andy Richter joined thousands of people at a march in Los Angeles. "That I could be paying more taxes than someone who is making millions and millions of dollars sort of bothers me", Bond said.

Author: 0 U.S. Treasury Department does not label China currency manipulator

The Treasury report also kept five other trading partners on the monitoring list: Japan , South Korea, Taiwan, Germany and Switzerland. "They're not currency manipulators", Trump told the The Wall Street Journal in an interview. The U.S. non-nuclear bombing was the largest of its kind to date. "The best way to get China to cooperate with North Korea, is to be tough on them with trade, which is the number one thing Chinas government cares about", he said.

Science Moto Z2 Force 360-degree video leak
Author: 0 Moto Z2 Force 360-degree video leak

The Moto C measures 143.9 x 72 x 10mm and the Moto C Plus comes in at 145.5 x 73.5 x 9.1mm (10.2mm with camera bump). Coming back to this video leak, It shows the device from all the angles. The Moto C will come with 8GB/16GB of onboard storage, and the C Plus will undoubtedly feature 16GB of internal storage. At the rear is a the twin camera setup with dual LED flash under it.

Author: 0 Past patches address leaked NSA exploits

WikiLeaks also released more so-called CIA "Vault 7" attack tools earlier this month that are created to target Windows systems. He said he'd found password dumps, an Excel spreadsheet outlining the internal architecture of the company's server and one file that was "just a massive log of hacking on their organization".

Author: 0 Weekly Wrap: Samsung looks to turn the page with the Galaxy S8

There are rumours of Microsoft launching a new Surface phone later this year. This incorporation would then make the Samsung Galaxy S8 the first ever phone to tap into the said network speed, which is as high as 300 megabits per second, almost 18 times better compared to average speeds posted by T-Mobile and Verizon's recent performance in an OpenSignal test.

Science This adorable dwarf planet is half the size of Pluto
Author: 0 This adorable dwarf planet is half the size of Pluto

There is a whole world of planetary bodies beyond Pluto, suggests lead author David Gerdes , according to whom, some of these objects might be comparable to Pluto in size, or even bigger. As mentioned above, DeeDee was first spotted in 2014 but the researchers were unable to gather relevant information based exclusively on the initial sighting from the Blanco optical telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile.

Author: 0 Life on Saturn's Moon?

This enhanced-color image of Enceladus by NASA's Cassini spacecraft features the "tiger stripe" fractures, from which geysers blast water ice and other material from the Saturn moon's subsurface ocean out into space. This illustration shows Cassini diving through the Enceladus plume in 2015. Cassini also sampled the plume's composition during flybys earlier in the mission.

Author: 0 Microsoft says users are protected from alleged NSA malware

The Swift network allows banks to move money around the world and the leaked files indicate one of its major bureaus, EastNets, may have been hacked. Spreadsheets published by Shadow Brokers appeared to list banks that had been breached with "implants" - secret data-gathering software.

Science Nintendo Set New Records With Switch's First Month Of US Sales
Author: 0 Nintendo Set New Records With Switch's First Month Of US Sales

There were even some rumors that pointed the dissatisfaction from Japanese investors and shareholders as they wanted the company to focus more on the growing mobile gaming market. "That means that Nintendo sold more of this game [Breath of the Wild] for Nintendo Switch than it sold Nintendo Switch systems, for an attach rate of more than 100 percent", Nintendo said.

Author: 0 Apple Reportedly Will Begin Testing Self-Driving Cars In California

In December, Apple had already written to the US Federal Road Safety Agency (NHTSA) to advise on draft guidelines for stand-alone cars. Apple's permit in California applies to three vehicles - all 2015 Lexus RX 450h hybrid SUVs - and six individual drivers, according to The Assciated Press.

Science New Video Shows United Passenger Arguing With Officers Before Being Dragged Out
Author: 0 New Video Shows United Passenger Arguing With Officers Before Being Dragged Out

One of the biggest news stories of the week is the passenger on a United Airlines flight who was forcibly removed from the plane due to the airline overbooking and wanting to accommodate traveling crew members. If a flight is oversold, United's policy lets it deny boarding to paying customers. "I think my reaction to most issues is to get the facts and circumstances".

Author: 0 Warwick Davis is Voicing a Character in Star Wars Rebels

While details of the new episode have been sparse, in the Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer we see Rey training under the tutelage of Jedi Master Luke Skywalker. She then looked out at the audience, which included many dressed as Rey - both kids and adults - and said , "And all of you in your costumes, you rule!" John Boyega as Finn, Oscar Isaac as Cameron Poe and late Carrie Fisher will also be back as Leia as she filmed her scenes before she passed away at the end of previous year.

Science Christians worldwide observe Good Friday
Author: 0 Christians worldwide observe Good Friday

This journey was enacted by Sumit Teji of Premnagar. Jesus was known as the "son of God" and his resurrection proved how correct this title was for him. Easter customs vary across the Christian world, and include decorating Easter eggs, a symbol of the empty tomb. "I'm really looking forward to it", she said.

Author: 0 Protesters across USA demand Trump release tax returns

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Tuesday, "We filed our financial disclosure forms the other day in a way that allows everyone to understand". "Donald Trump is a living, breathing conflict of interest". Jennifer Taub, an organizer who kickstarted the movement, told CBS News ahead of the event that she wasn't sure what to expect.

Author: 0 Apple is definitely testing self-driving cars, California DMV confirms

Rumor has it that Apple is now working on autonomous driving technology and not a full-fledged auto. Multiple publications' attempts at getting a statement from Apple on this latest update resulted in a spokesperson redirecting them to a letter the company sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in 2016.

Author: 0 Galaxy S8 Facial recognition can be bypassed with a photo

There are very thin bezels on all the four sides, and the edges are slightly curved. The Galaxy S8 also lets users connect it to a monitor with its new dock mode and use it as a desktop PC. The phone's 10nm chips will bring over impressive performance gains, but they won't be able to beat the iPhone where it matters most. Both the processor and the modem, too , unlock groundbreaking capabilities.

Science NBA Playoffs Weekend TV Schedule And Matchups
Author: 0 NBA Playoffs Weekend TV Schedule And Matchups

He has been limited to 46 games and his suspension will carry into next season. "At the end of the day, I'm not going to harp on what happened in the regular season through injuries, through bad losses, through good wins, through whatever the case may be", James said.

Science Saturn moon Enceladus could sustain alien life
Author: 0 Saturn moon Enceladus could sustain alien life

In laymen's terms, Enceladus could have hydrothermal vents that are similar to those found on Earth. Other instruments will produce high-resolution images of the surface and measure the moon's magnetic field, temperature, atmospheric particles and even the depth and salinity of the ocean.

Author: 0 Syria's President Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'

It was stark evidence that the president is moving ever further from his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow . Only weeks ago, it appeared that Trump, who lavishly praised Putin throughout the campaign, was poised for a potentially historic rapprochement with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 Won't Launch With Bixby Voice

Samsung's Galaxy S8 not only comes with power-packed features including the bezel-less Infinity display, top end processor and configurable software navigation buttons, but also stands out in single-threaded real-world benchmarks as well as various drop tests.

Science Elon Musk: Tesla Semi-Trucks Coming Soon
Author: 0 Elon Musk: Tesla Semi-Trucks Coming Soon

Chairman Elon Musk in a series of tweets Thursday said a Telsa semitrailer will debut in September. "Seriously next level." Musk indicated that the semi-truck would likely have some autonomous-driving features, like those now included in Tesla's passenger cars.

Author: 0 Astronomers Find Habitable Zone in Saturn's Moon

The findings were announced Thursday in the journal Science . The vapor or gas contains hydrogen, one of the essential components of life. NASA and others are quick to point out this latest discovery does not mean there's life on Enceladus, but that there may be conditions favorable for life.

Science Apple Inc allowed to road test self-driving vehicles in California
Author: 0 Apple Inc allowed to road test self-driving vehicles in California

The Apple computer giant has received approval to test autonomous cars in California on Friday, an additional sign of the iPhone manufacturer's ambitions in the automobile of the future . The permit gives Apple the right to operate three 2015 Lexus RX450h SUVs equipped with hardware and software to be allow autonomous driving, according to Business Insider .

Author: 0 North Korean missile test fails, US and South Korea say

The parade comes as tensions have been simmering between North Korea and the USA in recent weeks, raising fears of a potential military confrontation between the two sides. Trump also ordered a USA navy strike group, headed by a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, to head to the region as a show of force. The two later discussed how to rein in North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes.

Author: 0 Jupiter and Saturn moons may harbor extraterrestrial life

The paper from researchers with the Cassini mission was published Thursday in the journal Science . But in 2005 the unmanned Cassini spacecraft was orbiting Saturn when it picked up plumes of vapour coming from the "tiger stripes", or deep fissures, in the moon's surface.

Author: 0 Thousands at USA rallies demand Trump release tax returns

Organizers said the protests - dubbed the Tax March - were scheduled in almost 150 cities, and stemmed from the women's march that took place the day after Mr. Since then it's spread across the country with dozens of marches purchasing chickens, Donohoe said. They say the proposed cuts to health care, education, transportation are cruel and inhumane.

Author: 0 Scientists Now Think One Of Saturn's Moons Could Support Life

The other two, phospor and sulfur, have yet to be discovered, but scientists are confident that the elements are there, since Enceladus is believed to have a core similar to that of meteorites that have those two in abundance. Cassini was not created to detect life in Enceladus' plumes, and NASA scientists said Thursday that new missions are needed to answer questions about potential life in our solar system's " ocean worlds ".

Author: 0 Hacker documents show NSA tools for breaching global money transfer system

EastNets is one of 74 local service bureaus worldwide certified by Swift, acting as an interface between the global network and smaller banks and financial institutions in the Middle East. The newly leaked set of documents were published by a group calling itself TheShadowBrokers . Previous updates protect customers from the vulnerabilities listed in the dump, the company said.

Author: 0 Arms will be available for the Nintendo Switch on June 16

The game will support online co-op multiplayer on the Nintendo Network, although the developer has yet to reveal what kind of modes will be supported with the game. The developer plans to show footage from both games and if we are very lucky, could reveal a final release date for the masses. And speaking of Mario, he'll hit the Switch on April 28 in Mario Kart 8: Deluxe , a rerelease of 2014's Wii U title Mario Kart 8.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte Believes Manchester United Can Still Finish Top Four

Chelsea's defence has conceded just 25 Premier League goals this season but will come up against Ibrahimovic when they visit Old Trafford, with the former Sweden global scoring 28 goals in all competitions this campaign. He has 12-months remaining on his United deal and his camp are hopeful an agreement can be reached which would see the player made available for a knockdown figure of £5m.

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Author: 0 India "too poor" to consider expansion: Snapchat CEO

Snapchat users in India have been deleting the app since learning about a comment allegedly made by Snap Inc. Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has courted controvery with his statement that India is too poor a country to consider for his business expansion plans, apparently disregarding the increasing user base of Snapchat here.

Science 7 engineering students drown in sea off Wairy beach in Maharashtra
Author: 0 7 engineering students drown in sea off Wairy beach in Maharashtra

The police and local fishermen have begun rescue operations. On learning about the incident, local villagers with the help of fishermen tried their best to rescue these students. However, many of them ignored the warning and went deep into the sea. According to reports, 40 students of Maratha Engineering College in Belagavi had gone to Maharashtra on a tour and were at Wairi beach in Sindhudurg district when the incident occurred.

Science Nintendo Record 906000 Switch Consoles Sold In U.S. In March
Author: 0 Nintendo Record 906000 Switch Consoles Sold In U.S. In March

Some people have also noted that when purchasing the Nintendo Switch bundles they're receiving the guide books, extra controller and a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild but not the system. All of us at Nintendo Wire would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Nintendo on its tremendous success! The Switch is the fastest selling console in Nintendo's history.

Author: 0 NASA Spacecraft Halfway Between Pluto and Next Smaller Stop

NASA had created quite a stir earlier this week with the announcement that it was going to reveal new discoveries about alien oceans in the Solar System, based on findings from the Cassini spacecraft and Hubble Space Telescope. Is there life on Enceladus? This is important because the gas is used by microorganisms, known as methanogens, to produce methane from carbon dioxide.

Science Saturn's Moon Enceladus Could Have Conditions for Life
Author: 0 Saturn's Moon Enceladus Could Have Conditions for Life

Cassini has detected hydrogen molecules in vapour plumes emanating from cracks in the surface of Enceladus, a small ocean moon coated in a thick layer of ice, the United States space agency said. Could it be possible that similar ecosystems exist on the seafloor of Enceladus? While there is still disagreement about when and where life began on our planet, some of the oldest evidence comes from fossilized microorganisms discovered in rocks that were once the site of ancient oceanic ...

Author: 0 Putin receives US Secretary of State, Russian Foreign Minister

Tillerson was greeted frostily in the Russian capital as Lavrov began their meeting Wednesday by demanding to know America's "real intentions". Mr Lavrov had made clear the US's retaliatory strike following last week's chemical weapons attack in northern Syria was "unlawful" while his deputy, Sergey Ryabkov, denounced the United States administration for its "primitive and loutish" rhetoric.

Science Christians around Fiji commemorate Easter
Author: 0 Christians around Fiji commemorate Easter

It wasn't a good day. Passover celebrates the escape of the Israelite people from slavery in Egypt during antiquity. Despite living in times of unprecedented technological advances and material wealth, we continue to ask ourselves big questions about the ultimate meaning of our lives.

Author: 0 Haley says Syria regime change is 'inevitable'

The appearances come several days after Trump ordered the US military to launch airstrikes on the Syrian airbase believed to be the launching point of Tuesday's chemical weapons attack that killed at least 70 civilians. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said President Donald Trump would not "telegraph his next move". Haley on Friday warned that the United States was prepared to take further actions in Syria, but the Trump administration has refused to be drawn on what those next steps would be.

Author: 0 Apple to begin testing on self-driving cars

The list includes major automakers, including Ford, General Motors, BMW, Volkswagen and Tesla, as well as one of its biggest rivals in technology, Google, whose testing of self-driving cars has been spun off into an affiliate called Waymo. Now that it has its permit, the company appears poised to begin testing its software on public roads in California. As per The Verge report, "Late a year ago, Apple submitted a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in which it said ...

Author: 0 United Air passenger says scorpion bit him on flight from Texas

Passengers reported that he complained that he was being singled out because he was Asian, passenger Tyler Bridges told the New York Times . Bell stated that when he reached to pick it up, it fell onto his dinner plate and that's when he realized that it was a scorpion.

Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign boss slams report on Ukraine ties

Manafort is now at the center of a federal investigation into possible improper ties between the Trump campaign and Russian government. Manafort is the second Trump aide to register as a foreign agent. Manafort's ties to Russian Federation are part of probes underway by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional intelligence committees into Moscow's interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to reports by the New York Times and other media.

Author: 0 Signs Of Hospitality To Life Found On Saturn's Moon Enceladus

This chemical reaction, known as "metanogenesis", is a form of anaerobic respiration and is one of the steps in the development of life on Earth billions of years ago. When the researchers analysed this data, they concluded that nearly 98% of the plume gas is water, with 1% of hydrogen, and the rest being other molecules like carbon dioxide, methane, and ammonia.

Author: 0 Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

The government and rebels disagreed over the number of gunmen to be evacuated, leaving the buses stuck. The SOHR said the delay was because rebel fighters from Zabadani had not yet been granted safe passage out. The militant-held towns of Zabadani and Madaya near the Lebanese border are under siege by Syrian government forces. Activists and residents say thousands of Syrians evacuated from their besieged towns have spent the night on buses at an exchange point as a much criticized ...