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India Vows to Stop Plastic Use by 2022

India Vows to Stop Plastic Use by 2022 Environmentalists have warned that plastic wastes can persist in the environment for almost a thousand years before they fully disintegrate. On the occasion, the Prime Minister released postage stamp on the theme beat the plastic pollution and publications. [Full Article...]

SpaceX to launch SES-12 communications satellite

SpaceX to launch SES-12 communications satellite Falcon 9's first stage for the SES-12 mission previously supported the OTV-5 mission from Launch Complex 39A in September 2017. The original plan was for SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket to power the mission, but Musk said a few months ago that the company would probably use its "Big F-ing Rocket" (BFR) instead. [Full Article...]

Heavy rain, flooding expected in South Florida over Memorial Day Weekend

Heavy rain, flooding expected in South Florida over Memorial Day Weekend As of Friday morning, the National Hurricane Center says there is a 90% chance we have our first tropical depression or Tropical Storm Alberto in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico by Saturday. That system on Sunday and Monday likely will continue moving north and dumping heavy rains along the Gulf Coast . Over the next 24 hours, what was once known as Invest 90L will move north into the Gul... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner now has permanent security clearance

Jared Kushner now has permanent security clearance President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner , had his White House security clearance restored Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter said, after months of uncertainty stemming in part from his role in the ongoing investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. [Full Article...]

Battlefield V will be revealed next week

Battlefield V will be revealed next week On May 23, electronic Arts & DICE will unveil your next all-out war journey. This has lead some fans to speculate that the next Battlefield will try to bite on Call of Duty 's zombie game type, alongside rumors that the series will be moving to World War 2. [Full Article...]

How many fake accounts did Facebook quash so far this year?

How many fake accounts did Facebook quash so far this year? The report shows just how much of that content was seen by Facebook users, how much was removed , and provides evidence that 583 million fake Facebook accounts were deleted. "For example, artificial intelligence isn't good enough yet to determine whether someone is pushing hate or describing something that happened to them so they can raise awareness of the issue". [Full Article...]

Democrats ask FTC to investigate Google's data collection practices

One example of this, the letter notes, is Google's ability to share blog posts about "holiday shopping habits" through the data it collects from users' Location History. "The result is that Google, the unit of Alphabet behind Android, has access to data about individuals' locations and their movements that go far beyond a reasonable consumer expectation of privacy", the Quartz report says. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Surface Hub 2 may actually make videoconferencing cool

Microsoft Surface Hub 2 may actually make videoconferencing cool It has 4K rotating cameras, speakers and the far-field microphone arrays Microsoft has been pushing (for Cortana). Another nifty addition to this year's Surface Hub is the fact that it can be employed in the portrait orientation as well, unlike the previous one which was restricted to a landscape position. [Full Article...]

02:57Black Hawk on Red Planet: NASA to Deploy Helicopter on Mars

02:57Black Hawk on Red Planet: NASA to Deploy Helicopter on Mars We have rovers on Mars' surface, and orbiters like the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter floating around the planet , but we don't have anything flying around the surface of Mars right now. The rover will then drive 50 to 100 metres away - close enough to stay in radio contact, far enough to not be endangered by any mishaps. NASA plans to test the craft up to five times over a 30 day period. [Full Article...]

Microsoft demonstrates Alexa and Cortana cross-platform communication at Build 2018

Microsoft demonstrates Alexa and Cortana cross-platform communication at Build 2018 MICROSOFT HAS shown off its Cortana-Alexa integration for the first time, and in the cold light of day, it's a little bit cringy. The reaction, as shown above, obviously received applause from the crowd who clearly understand the Halo reference stated within Alexa's reply. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch Online Details Revealed by Nintendo

Nintendo Switch Online Details Revealed by Nintendo To get the service , you'll need to pay $4 per month, $8 for three months, $20 per year, or $35 per year for a family of up to eight people. Nintendo had previously said that the $20/year plan would allow Switch owners to play NES games with online features. [Full Article...]

Destiny 2 Expansion II: Warmind Gets Action Packed Launch Trailer

Destiny 2 Expansion II: Warmind Gets Action Packed Launch Trailer Downtime will last approximately five hours between 6-11am PT, though you will be able to preload Destiny 2 Warmind during this time, once update 1.2.0 has been applied. She added, “Weve learned a lot from Bungie while working together and we hope the players see the care and craft weve given Warmind .”. For PlayStation owners, there will be a timed-exclusive Strike mission called The Insigh... [Full Article...]

Summary of Vodafone Group Plc (LON:VOD) Ratings

Coastline Comm invested 0.12% of its portfolio in Arrow Global Group PLC (LON:ARW). California Pub Employees Retirement System stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Arrow Global Group PLC (LON:ARW). On Monday, February 5 the firm earned "Buy" rating by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, October 13 by Berenberg. On Tuesday, May 1 the stock of Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BM... [Full Article...]

A message bomb is making iPhone and Android versions of WhatsApp freeze

A message bomb is making iPhone and Android versions of WhatsApp freeze The truth is that the text "do not touch the black circle" on WhatsApp hides thousands of characters inside WhatsApp which the application is not able to process them causing an immediate blockage and termination of WhatsApp . A new forward message is now making the rounds on WhatsApp causing the messenger app to jam when the recipient taps on the message box. You may have already come acro... [Full Article...]

Seahawks trade back from No. 18, get No. 27 from Packers

Seahawks trade back from No. 18, get No. 27 from Packers For the second straight year, Missouri produced just one National Football League draft pick among the 256 selections. "At the end of the day, I'll do whatever it takes to get a chance to make the 53-man roster", Gibson said. Though he only spent one year as a starter for Iowa, he proved he could handle top competition. Green Bay also took a long snapper with the second of their three seventh-... [Full Article...]

Ford to Stop Producing Cars Here by 2020, Except for…

By 2020, 90 percent of Ford's North American offerings will be trucks, SUVs and commericial vehicles, the company said . The company will be keeping SUVs and trucks, but they'll be cutting actual cars down to just two models. By 2021, Ford projects it will surpass Toyota and become the leader in the United States hybrid vehicles market in terms of sales, in part thanks to the hybrid F-150 a... [Full Article...]

Nintendo says it'll sell 20M Switch consoles in the next year

Its operating profit saw a six-fold increase to 177.6 billion yen, and its sales more than doubled from the previous year, to 1.056 trillion yen. The strong results and robust outlook underscore Nintendo's confidence that it has worked out the Switch's first-year production kinks and can attract buyers from beyond the hybrid console's core base. [Full Article...]

Facebook ad revenues up year-on-year despite data and privacy scandals

Facebook ad revenues up year-on-year despite data and privacy scandals Many users said they would delete their accounts , raising fears that the service was facing a major crisis. Changes to the Facebook news feed to prioritise posts from family and friends were also reflected in the quarter's data - though there was no specific update provided by the company regarding the time users spend on the site. [Full Article...]

Amazon Teases Upcoming 'Fire TV Cube' On Its Website

Amazon Teases Upcoming 'Fire TV Cube' On Its Website The Drop In feature via voice is in any case is available on all Echo devices in India including the Echo Spot , Echo Dot , Echo and Echo Plus . This includes making calls, controlling appliances at home, and of course, browsing the web. He was particular, however, in mentioning that the Echo Spot remains a voice-first experience. [Full Article...]

The OnePlus 6 launch date is May 16

The OnePlus 6 launch date is May 16 You can also attend the event for a nominal fee of 99 yuan (Rs 1,000). Stay tuned for more details! Amazon Prime members have the advantage of Prime Early Access where they will get the first opportunity to purchase the OnePlus 6 in an exclusive sale beginning at 12:00 IST on 21st May 2018. [Full Article...]


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