Astronomers Find 7 Earth-Sized Planets Around A Nearby Star

TRAPPIST-1, a red dwarf star that's a short 39 light-years distant, is hitting the headlines again. So speculation about the alien worlds' life-hosting potential should soon be informed by hard data, study team members said. As an exoplanet trans... More..

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Chinese firm Xiaomi brings its smartphones to Pakistan

In a recent tweet from Redmi's official handle, the company announced that the much awaited Matte black variant will be making its way to the customers. The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 pr...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

FPL plans to build eight new solar plants in Florida by 2018

The state saw 83.06 megawatts of solar installed through 2011, with the total installed through 2016 hitting 743.65 megawatts, an increase of 795 percent. Projected to be cost-effective throughout their opera...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Verizon plans pilot of 5G service in 11 markets by mid

Verizon said it plans to launch 5G "pre-commercial" gigabit broadband services to select customers in 11 USA markets by mid-2017, the carrier announced ahead of next week's Mobile World Congress confab in Barce...More..

Secure your Nintendo Account ID now before Switch launches
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Secure your Nintendo Account ID now before Switch launches

You could then throw in Disgaea 5 and its 5.92 GB along with Nobunaga's Ambition at 5.00 GB. That's fine. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe will be just over 7GB. Nintendo Switch game cards are non-writable; game save...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

AMD Ryzen makes octo-core processors affordable

AMD's last generation of desktop chips was disappointing, and has been largely relegated to low-end computers. AMD added that they would reveal more about their Vega series of GPUs later this year - which a...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Trump's controversial environment agency pick sworn in

Because when we do that, guess what happens? Only one Republican, Susan Collins of ME, voted against him, and two Democrats - Joe Manchin of West Virginia, and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota - voted yes. He ...More..

'This Is Us' star dishes on emotional, game-changing episode
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

'This Is Us' star dishes on emotional, game-changing episode

Brown's character announces his road trip plans to his wife Beth ( Susan Kelechi Watson) and that his adoptive father Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) also appears in the episode in some way. Given what we did see ton...More..

Self-driving Ubers are now picking people up in Arizona
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Self-driving Ubers are now picking people up in Arizona

Now, from what is reported , Arizona not only welcomed Uber but the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey would be one of the first ones to take the ride. Uber rolled out its pilot self-driving auto program first in...More..

Kim Jong-Nam's body targeted in attempted morgue break
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Kim Jong-Nam's body targeted in attempted morgue break

South Korean and United States officials have said they believe North Korean agents assassinated Kim Jong-nam, who had been living in the Chinese territory of Macau under Beijing's protection. In a statement to...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

SpaceX launched space station Cargo Ship

But that is not yet confirmed. A charge injection device from Florida Institute of Technology's Department of Physics and Space Sciences that could help capture the dim light from planets around very bright s...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

European Union data privacy watchdogs still concerned over Windows 10 OS settings

The working party wrote a letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Chief Privacy Officer Brendon Lynch, in which it outlined its remaining concerns with how the company gathers data in Windows 10 and what ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Nioh is getting PvP and high difficulty missions next month

Late April: PvP implemented for free . As mentioned earlier by Gematsu , Nioh players can expect two free updates in the next two months. Be sure to check back with iDigitalTimes and follow Scott on Tw...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Spark NZ welcomes Court decision to stay any Sky/Vodafone merger clearance

Sky Television shares were put on a trading halt in the wake of the court ruling. Spark, along with mobile company 2degrees and Internet NZ, has now filed for an order to delay the merger being implemented, a...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Google Makes Tilt Brush Available For The Oculus Rift

You will be able to paint in 3D. Google is bringing its virtual paintbrushes to the Oculus Rift. We called it one of the most wonderful things you could do with an HTC Vive headset, and today it's finally...More..

UPS & drones: Delivery company launches UAV from truck
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

UPS & drones: Delivery company launches UAV from truck

With 66,000 delivery drivers on the road each day, UPS said rural delivery routes are the most expensive to serve due to the time and vehicle expenses required to complete each delivery. When the drop is ma...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Homeland Security Set to Make it Much Easier to Deport Undocumented Immigrants

The order also calls for the hiring of an additional 5,000 border agents and 10,000 new ICE agents. He has said that he would focus deportation efforts on undocumented immigrants who commit crimes in ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Central Intelligence Agency analyst resigns, calls Trump's actions in office 'disturbing'

Bush and Barack Obama. According to Price, both Bush and Obama took the CIA's input seriously. "I watched in disbelief when, during the third presidential debate , Trump casually cast doubt on the high-confide...More..

Mattis in Baghdad
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Mattis in Baghdad "We're not after anybody's oil"

Countries such as Afghanistan, Yemen and Libya and others in the Southeast Asia region are included in the review, he said , "in the sense that this is going to explore the strategy for how we combat ISIS outs...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Paris Jackson And Her Mother Are Getting Matching Tattoos

Paris Jackson has been making her way into the spotlight in a big way these days. "I would say 99 percent of my inspiration comes from him, because he has always been my world", she tells the issue. Covering...More..

Scientists discover 4 new species of tiny frogs in India
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Scientists discover 4 new species of tiny frogs in India

What the future holds for night frogs - and for many of their fellow amphibians - is uncertain, as more than 32 percent of the Western Ghats frogs are threatened with extinction, according to the study co-autho...More..

US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while

One the many offensive statements Trump has made is how, during the US's invasion of Iraq, the U.S. should have just stolen oil to pay for the war expenses. His remarks are the latest example of his policy diff...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Will Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) miss earning estimates again?

Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 1.50. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -3.02% with 1.37 average true range (ATR). Westlake Chemical Corporation's dividend payout ratio is 2...More..

Seoul on high alert after Jong Nam murder
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Seoul on high alert after Jong Nam murder

The ministry said North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia, Kang Chol, had accused Malaysia of "colluding and playing into the gallery of external forces", in its probe. China will suspend all imports of coal fro...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Flipkart, Microsoft forge cloud partnership

An alumnus of Manipal Institute of Technology, Nadella said, "The centre of entrepreneurial energy at least for us right now in India is all around our cloud". Microsoft's popularity in India along with the inv...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Donald Trump is freezing out the mainstream media. That should terrify you

Over the next hour and 15 minutes, Trump proceeded to berate the press for negative coverage of his administration; shout down reporters who asked questions that he deemed unfriendly; dismiss evidence that ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wal-Mart tops Street 4Q forecasts

Wal-Mart Stores has a 12 month low of $62.72 and a 12 month high of $75.19. Macy's reported another quarter of sluggish sales, even as it has been scrambling for new ways to bring shoppers in and beef up online...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

You Can Celebrate Presidents Day Without Supporting Donald Trump

We are not grading the daily tweets from the president , though he is averaging six a day. Trump has visited Mar-a-Lago for three straight weekends. We have just come through one of the most divisive politic...More..

Plane Crashes Into Mall In Australia, Killing Pilot And 4 Americans
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Plane Crashes Into Mall In Australia, Killing Pilot And 4 Americans

Fire crews who attended the scene took 1.5 hours to extinguish the intense blaze, caused by the plane's load of aviation fuel, that the crash sparked. Police Assistant Commissioner Stephen Leane also declined t...More..

Check out these new Final Fantasy VII Remake screenshots
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Check out these new Final Fantasy VII Remake screenshots

In other words, this is the new lite mode, only now you have to deal with a frame rate that jumps between 30 and 50fps on a near constant basis. The Final Fantasy update planned for February 21 launches on ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Biggest Arctic research expedition planned

At 120 metres long, it's a pretty big ship for a pretty huge mission. A research ship will be deliberately trapped in floating sea ice to drift across the North Pole in order to provide more accurate climate ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Pence was 'disappointed' Flynn misled him about Russian Federation talks

Earlier on Monday Pence met with European Union foreign policy chief Fedirica Mogherini, who in her tweeter hailed the "excellent meeting" as "good basis for our cooperation". "The world would be a decidedly wo...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The incredible moment Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket lands back at Cape Kennedy

With a lick of flame and a cloud of smoke, it came to rest on the LZ-1 landing pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, a little more than eight minutes after it lifted off from the historic LC-39A launchpad at nearby...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Plane crashes into mall in Australia, killing 5

Huge plumes of smoke could be seen billowing from the airport in the city's north on Tuesday morning after the plane crashed just before 9am. Earlier, Victoria police superintendent Mick Frewen told reporte...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Chase Elliot wins Daytona 500 pole

The difference between Elliott and Earnhardt on the watch was 2-thousandths of a second. Chase Elliott won pole position at the Daytona 500 for the second consecutive year on Sunday. "We certainly got a g...More..