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A gaggle of 7 moons keep Saturn's rings from breaking apart

A gaggle of 7 moons keep Saturn's rings from breaking apart During Cassini's final months, the spacecraft's cameras captured views from within the gap between the planet and the rings, and the mission is releasing two new image mosaics showing the rings from that unique perspective. '66, the Irving Porter Church Professor of Engineering and professor of astronomy said: "This was exactly the sort of information we had hoped the Cassini mission would provide... [Full Article...]

Bye Bye Lightroom, Hello Lightroom CC and Faster Lightroom Classic

Bye Bye Lightroom, Hello Lightroom CC and Faster Lightroom Classic The other big story of the day is that Adobe will cease new camera support for Lightroom 6 at the end of this year. Lightroom CC for mobile is getting a number of new features on iOS (built-in AI search, keywords, hierarchical albums, an improved iPad layout, and iOS 11 files) and on Android (tablet support, local adjustments brush, built-in AI search, keywords, and hierarchical albums). [Full Article...]

Lego's official 'Women of NASA' set goes on sale November 1

Lego's official 'Women of NASA' set goes on sale November 1 Each set includes a booklet about the four featured women of NASA , as well as the fan creator and Lego designers behind the idea, who hope their magic inspires even more young girls to get involved with these fields of study. Lego is honoring the women of Hidden Figures while releasing its latest product created to foster interest in STEM careers. Hamilton, the computer scientist responsible f... [Full Article...]

Head of Facebook's future lab will leave early next year

Head of Facebook's future lab will leave early next year Earlier, she worked as the director of DARPA - the special research lab that builds new technology for the USA military. Although any hardware rollouts from the unit are years away, potential products could help the social media giant lower its heavy reliance on advertising revenue. [Full Article...]

Man Surrenders to Police, Brings Doughnuts: 'You Guys Suck!'

Man Surrenders to Police, Brings Doughnuts: 'You Guys Suck!' Two men have been arrested by French police following a string of thefts from passengers' luggage on a bus route from Paris to Beauvais airport. "He walked in on his own, and not only did he bring the donuts, he brought one bagel!" Using the alias, Champagne Torino, Zaydel also promised to "pick up every piece of litter around all your public schools". [Full Article...]

Activision Files Patent for Microtransaction-Minded Matchmaking System

Activision Files Patent for Microtransaction-Minded Matchmaking System Activision has successfully patented a system it hopes will convince more people to purchase items via microtransactions in multiplayer games. "The microtransaction engine may match the junior player with a player that is a highly skilled sniper in the game". [Full Article...]

Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.14

Walt Disney Company (The) had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Guggenheim. The company saw 4.01 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Profund Advisors Ltd Com holds 57,742 shares or 0.28% of its portfolio. Coatue Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 2.12% or 2.22 million shares. Tower Research Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) owns 1,032 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. [Full Article...]

Amazon, Samsung receive low marks in 2017 Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics

Greenpeace has been pushing for firmer commitments from technology firms to transition not just their production but their data centers that run software and research to more sustainable, environmentally-friendly power sources. Not only that but up to 80pc of the carbon footprint of electronic devices occurs during manufacturing. According to Greenpeace, Apple is the only company to have set a r... [Full Article...]

IShares MSCI ACWI ex US (ACWX) Declines 0.34% for Oct 17

One of the more popular combinations is to use the 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The ADX is a technical indicator developed by J. Welles Wilder used to determine the strength of a trend. Used as a coincident indicator, the CCI reading above +100 would reflect strong price action which may signal an uptrend. Traders often add the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicato... [Full Article...]

Porsche Adds Punch to New 718 Boxster, Cayman GTS

Porsche Adds Punch to New 718 Boxster, Cayman GTS Power is routed to the rear wheels through either the standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission. "The GTS logos at the bottom of the doors are, you guessed it, also black, as are the 20" wheels, which have a satin finish. Passengers are treat to a unique Sport Chrono stopwatch which is blended into the dash design, with the rest of the Sport ... [Full Article...]

NBCU, Snap forge JV, eye scripted

Lauren Anderson has been named chief content officer for the digital content studio. Anderson has developed or oversaw series like " Parks and Recreation ", " The Office " and " The Good Place ". NBCUniversal, a unit of media-cable giant Comcast, made an investment of US$500 million (RM2.1 billion) in Snap as part of its initial public offering. [Full Article...]

GM Gets Ready to Test Self-Driving Cars in NYC

GM Gets Ready to Test Self-Driving Cars in NYC Each will have a safety driver on board, as they do in the current San Francisco test, but now they'll be tackling inclement four-season weather, as well as other drivers and pedestrians who are less laid back than their west coast counterparts. [Full Article...]

Wolfenstein 2 Launch Trailer Full of Nazi Killing Satisfaction

Wolfenstein 2 Launch Trailer Full of Nazi Killing Satisfaction Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus rockets the action and chaos to new heights. You, the player, are BJ "Terror-Billy" Blazkowicz, and you team up with a rag-tag group of resistance fighters all striving toward the goal of kicking Nazis out of America once and for all. [Full Article...]

ZTE Axon M has two displays and costs $725 on AT&T

ZTE Axon M has two displays and costs $725 on AT&T Under the hood, the Axon M isn't quite a flagship, but it's in the same ballpark. ZTE has announced the Axon M, which does indeed feature a foldable design and two screens. You could browse the web on one screen and compose an email on the other perhaps, or watch Netflix on one display while Twitter scrolls across the second one. [Full Article...]

New Call Of Duty

New Call Of Duty We don't know if there will be a PC pre-load yet. In other Call of Duty: WWII news, two weeks ago it was revealed that season pass owners will receive access to a bonus map Carenten , which was originally featured in the original Call of Duty , United Offensive, and Call of Duty 2. [Full Article...]

Google to offer stepped-up security for 'high risk' users

Google to offer stepped-up security for 'high risk' users Google notes that the Advanced Protection Program isn't for everyone, with the company recognizing that users will be trading "a bit of convenience for more protection of their personal Google Accounts". Importantly, though, while Google is billing the system as intended for particularly at-risk people, it's not limited to them. The Internet giant said that users of the program would have... [Full Article...]

McLaren F1 Up For Sale is Just as Delivered from Factory

McLaren F1 Up For Sale is Just as Delivered from Factory Only 106 cars were built between 1992 and 1998 so F1s are rare in the extreme but one has just come to market that takes this rarity to another level. The auto is up for sale with Tom Hartley Jnr with no price listed. The watch is also unused. To complement its low mileage - we hate to repeat, but 239km! - and protective wrapping, the McLaren is finished in oh-so-vibrant Dandelion Yellow over ... [Full Article...]

4G-enabled Micromax Bharat 1 launched in India for Rs. 2200

4G-enabled Micromax Bharat 1 launched in India for Rs. 2200 This phone will be available for Rs. 2200 across retail stores in India from 20th October. With the growth of mobile internet, people are increasingly showing more interest in video calls and content. In terms of optics, the "Made in India" Bharat 1 features a 2MP rear-facing camera and a VGA camera up front. The phone has support for 22 different Indian languages. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse Launching Next Month For $99

Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse Launching Next Month For $99 The screen is still detachable and usable as a tablet. But Microsoft has improved the dynamic fulcrum hinge for a more stable touch experience. The keyboard and touchpad, already first-rate on the initial Surface Book, appear unchanged. The Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse will be available to preorder from November 9th, 2017. The 13-inch MacBook Pro starts at $1,299, and the 15-inch model st... [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 Finally Hits PC Next Week

Destiny 2 Finally Hits PC Next Week Destiny 2's framerate will be uncapped on the PC, offering a more fluid performance than the console versions could ever hope for. However, no specific pre-load time has been revealed by Bungie . and in the United Kingdom the figure is 58%. That's not to say that players shouldn't expect the possibility of a queue to sign into the game on October 24, especially considering the universal launch t... [Full Article...]


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