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NASA says asteroid passed near Earth

Astronomers stressed the space rock, 2012 TC4, was never expected to hit the planet, although it did come very close, astronomically speaking. As its name suggests, the asteroid was first spotted in 2012 by a telescope in Hawaii. Less than a day later, the asteroid is already on a journey away from Earth. Even if it smashed into Earth's atmosphere, scientists were not too concerned about major damage. Lire la suite »

Carbon-monitoring OCO-2 satellite confirms that El Nino weather boosts CO2


The effect was so large that it was the main factor in the biggest one-year jump in heat-trapping gas levels in modern record. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission was created to circumvent those limitations by providing a platform with which atmospheric CO2 can be measured spectrally from space over large geographic areas, thereby offering an unprecedented capability to study, in great detail, the processes that affect the concentration of the gas over a variety of spatial and ... Lire la suite »

Millions die suffering amid global opioid gap, report says


The study said more than 25.5 million people, including 2.5 million children, die every year globally with serious health suffering that requires palliative care. The Lancet panel looked to lessons from the US opioid crisis, and from Western Europe, which has avoided similar abuse thanks to strict opioid monitoring and to universal health coverage for non-opioid treatments for chronic pain, said report co-author Dr. Lire la suite »

Nintendo releases new Super Mario Odyssey "Jump Up, Super Star!" musical video


Now, fans' excitement for the Big N mascot's latest adventure is likely to grow exponentially due to the game having already received its first ideal score review well ahead of its launch later this month. Interestingly enough, this month's issue of EDGE was originally supposed to be sent out to subscribers at this point in time, but the magazine had to be delayed in order "to accommodate an exclusive embargo". Lire la suite »

National Basketball Association will broadcast every game in VR this season

It raced ahead of the competition previous year by streaming weekly live games in VR. Today they announced that they're doing it again, starting with a free preview on October 21st when the Houston Rockets host the Dallas Mavericks. This virtual screen will enable fans to select up to 13 games to livestream. "Following a groundbreaking first season of National Basketball Association games in VR, we will introduce new product features, including real-time graphics floating like holograms ... Lire la suite »

Red flag warning issued for East Bay; weather conditions 'critical'


A wind advisory in the North Bay is in effect until 11 a.m., and a red flag warning will likely remain in effect into Monday evening. It includes the Santa Monica Mountains, the San Fernando Valley, the Santa Clarita Valley, Santa Barbara County's south coast and mountains, the Ventura County Mountains, and Los Angeles County Mountains. Lire la suite »

Tesla to recall 11000 Model X SUVs due to seat issue

It should be noted that Tesla has not received any reports of this happening in customer cars - it discovered the problem during internal testing. During testing, Tesla found that cables in the seats might not be in the right place, so the back left-side seats could move forward during a crash. Lire la suite »

Jodrell Bank selected as United Kingdom candidate for World Heritage site nomination


In a blog post, professor Teresa Anderson said: "We are looking forward, now to January 2018, when the full nomination dossier will be submitted to UNESCO for consideration". This rich history is still being written with the execution of state-of-the art astronomical research programmes on the Lovell Telescope and the e-MERLIN array of national facility radio telescopes, plus our hosting of the worldwide headquarters of the Square Kilometre Array'. Lire la suite »

Target and Google Partner on Conversational Commerce


The Google Express expansion follows Target's successful trial of the home-delivery shopping service in California and NY, allowing more guests across the country to shop Target's assortment via the service for delivery in two days. In the future, Google details that more features will come, such as the ability to add your REDcard to Google Express to receive 5% off most Target orders, plus free shipping. Lire la suite »

Yellowstone supervolcano could blow faster than thought, destroy all of mankind


Perhaps ominously, according the ZME Science website , the previous eruption occurred in about the same timeframe before that - 1.3 million years ago - meaning that the system might be ready for another explosion. Much like reading a set of tree rings, Shamloo and her team were able to record temperature and composition changes by analyzing crystals found beneath the earth's surface. Lire la suite »

HP Retains Top Spot as Global PC Shipments Continue to Fall: Gartner


Those numbers are up from 14.4 million shipments and 21.4 percent of the market during the same period previous year. Research firm Gartner said this was the 12th consecutive quarter when shipments had trended downwards. Dell , meanwhile, saw slightly lower PC shipments globally, its first fall since the first quarter of 2016. In the Asia-Pacific region, PC shipments reached 24 million units, down 2.1% from the corresponding period in 2016. Lire la suite »

Niantic invites you to get artistic with Pokémon Go AR photo contest


Use the AR camera feature in the Pokémon GO application to snap a photo of a Pokémon while you're using the app. Yep, it's not limited to USA residents only, and the victor will get a sweet swag bag containing a poster autographed by the team, a pair of wireless Bluetooth earbuds and - this is the best part if you still avidly play the mobile game - a Go Plus accessory. Lire la suite »

Equifax reportedly hacked again, this tie with fake pop ups


The firm said it took down the link for credit report assistance temporarily "out of an abundance of caution". Equifax - whose multimillionaire CEO made a decision to set sail from the company weeks after the announcement that, under his watch, the information of 143 million Americans was obtained by hackers - was sending visitors of its website to the completely bogus software update. Lire la suite »

Nintendo Game Boy Classic Edition In The Works?


It started with the NES Classic Edition and followed with the SNES Classic Edition, and it's understood from patent documentation that Nintendo is working on a N64 Classic Edition as well. It may be some time before we find out what's going on with Nintendo's plans, however. Nintendo is still selling SNES Classic Edition consoles like the proverbial hot cakes, but it's expected that once the firm has ceased production of that model it will briefly bring back the NES Classic Edition for ... Lire la suite »

Xbox One Will Still Get Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility This Year


With the Xbox One X set to debut later this year, bringing native 4K gaming, the software giant is reminding consumers that there's a more affordable option in the Xbox One S . "There's some stuff we're going to talk about in that space in terms of how compatibility's going to work on [Xbox One] X specifically that I think people will find pretty interesting", Spencer declared. Lire la suite »

LG and Apple may partner to make foldable displays for the iPhone


Not only is LG's screen-making subsidiary working alongside Apple on the project, but the parts-making LG Innotek has also set up a team to develop the necessary flexible circuit boards for such a device. Sources say the two firms have tentatively agreed on the investment but details have not yet been finalized. The technology giant announced that consumers can pre-order the iPhone X on October 27 and the units will go on sale on November 3. Lire la suite »

OnePlus may have been collecting user data without permission


After the launch of the OnePlus five more reports of issues like benchmark manipulation , wrongly-mounted displays and users being unable to dial 911 in emergency situations surfaced. It's common practice today among tech brands to make sure that they get explicit user permission first before collecting data from users. The first stream is usage analytics, which we collect in order for us to more precisely fine tune our software according to user behaviour. Lire la suite »

Océans: "Nemo" est stressé, et pond moins


Les anémones de mer subissent elles aussi de plein fouet le blanchiment. "A l'instar des coraux, les anémones de mer sont des animaux vivant en symbiose avec une algue microscopique, qui leur donne leur couleur , et en association avec certaines espèces de poissons", expliquent les chercheurs. Lire la suite »

Western Digital Announces 'Breakthrough' In Disk-Drive Storage

Western Digital's innovative MAMR technology is expected to offer over 4 terabits-per-square-inch over time. Unveiled by Western Digital's Mike Cordano during a presentation with MAMR inventor Jimmy Zhu, the technology is designed as a replacement for the heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) system rival Seagate first demonstrated back in 2012 . Lire la suite »

Lava Helium 12 laptop with Windows 10 Home launched at Rs. 12999


It is powered by Windows 10 and as the name suggests features a 12.5-inch display with a screen resolution of 1366x768 and is powered by a quad-core Intel Atom processor clocked at 1.88GHz. "And, we are committed to contribute to the digital evolution of the Indian economy with the launch of advanced devices; such as Lava Helium 12", commented Gaurav Nigam, Senior VP & Head of Product, Lava International Ltd on the launch. Lire la suite »

Oculus Rift now available for just $399 in USA


The standalone headset utilizes a fast switch WQHD LCD screen for delivering an impeccable viewing experience. With the new launches, Facebook is looking to control the overall VR experience with the help of onboard computation, which means no need for smartphones or PC. Lire la suite »

Germany: 'No evidence' Russian Federation used Kaspersky software to spy on US

Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software, according to media reports this week. Kaspersky Lab has repeatedly denied any knowledge of, or involvement in, Russian hack1ing. The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that the US National Intelligence Council (NIC) had told North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies that it believed Russia's intelligence service, the FSB, had "probable access" to Kaspersky data on ... Lire la suite »