First Xi-Trump summit to chart way forward on US-China relationship

Beijing is striking a cordial tone for the first summit between President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump next week, but defended China's trade practices after Trump tweeted that the meeting would be "a very hard one". It said these in... More..

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Samsung promises its Galaxy S8 Bixby assistant will be 'fundamentally different'

Bixby will also be smart enough to understand incomplete commands and Rhee suggests this makes the voice assistant more "natural and easier to use". "Our plan is to eventually release a tool (in SDK) to enable ...More..

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Nintendo Switch Supply Issues To Continue For Rest Of The Year: GameStop

Nintendo released the Switch in March 2017 and the game console enjoyed over one million units of sales in the first week after the release. The importance of titles that will take advantage of the Joy-C...More..

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SpaceX chief Elon Musk sets new bar on reusable rocket engine

Elon Musk and his team have completed numerous rocket launches and landings over the last 16 months, but bringing a Falcon 9 rocket back home for a second time takes the development of its reusable system to ...More..

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Whitson's walk in space sets another record

It was one of four shield pieces to be installed in the hole left by a newly relocated docking port. The loss posed no immediate danger to the astronauts and Kimbrough and Whitson went on to successfully ins...More..

April Fool's Day Comet Making Closest Earth Flyby Since 1858
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April Fool's Day Comet Making Closest Earth Flyby Since 1858

On Saturday, a day full of jokes and pranks, a real comet will swoop close to Earth. So right now the comet is on track running nearly parallel to Earth, and will be close to Earth for a few days, closest on ...More..

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Comcast says it will not sell customer browsing histories

Because the Senate had already voted for repeal, the privacy protections will disappear once President Trump acts on his commitment to sign the resolution. Consumers who are unhappy with how broadband compani...More..

Cyclone Debbie rips into Australia as catastrophe declared
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Cyclone Debbie rips into Australia as catastrophe declared

Nonetheless, the country's Bureau of Meteorology is warning of damaging wind gusts with "intense" rain. However, police told Reuters they were not sure how many people had heeded that advice. Australian Pri...More..

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Xi-Trump meeting to set course of bilateral ties: China

The meeting is scheduled on Friday, next week at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Xi and Trump had a first phone conversation after Trump's inauguration in February. "This shows the importance China at...More..

A Leap Forward At NASA: The James Webb Space Telescope
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A Leap Forward At NASA: The James Webb Space Telescope

Black holes are mostly located at the center of the galaxies where their massive gravitational pull sucks in nearby objects. Quasars are the visible and energetic signatures of black holes. According to the NAS...More..

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Environment The Trump Administration Reportedly Banned the Term "Climate Change"

Advocates around San Diego worry what will happen after President Donald Trump unveiled plans to roll back executive orders signed during the Barack Obama administration. "We have definitely not received ...More..

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Oldest Spacewoman Records Highest Number of Spacewalks for a Woman

Pesquet will undertake the second and third spacewalks in his career. The PMA-3's relocation is to prepare the ISS for the new International Docking Adapter-3 set to be delivered on a future SpaceX Dragon car...More..

Venezuela prosecutors criticizes pro-government court ruling
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Venezuela prosecutors criticizes pro-government court ruling

Ortega was long seen as a loyalist of the socialist "revolution" launched by Maduro's mentor Hugo Chávez in 1999. Maduro's socialist government has blamed its woes on interference from the United States, long...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Pick the Final Four's best player, coach and national champion

With the exception of Connecticut's Kevin Ollie (41) in 2014, all but seven of the 24 coaches to make the Final Four since Smart and Stevens have been 50 or older. The NCAA tournament has been without Gonz...More..

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SpaceX reuses rocket for the first time

The recycled rocket carried a satellite into orbit for SES, a Luxembourg-based telecommunications company , which will provide internet and television service for Central and South America. SpaceX now lists t...More..

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U.S. astronaut breaks female record for most spacewalks

NASA spokesman Dan Huot said the three remaining shields were installed to cover the most vulnerable spots. A few hours after it came loose, Mission Control also determined that the shield posed no risk to t...More..

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Peggy Whitson set to break Suni Williams' spacewalking record

The spacewalk is the second of three that is preparing the ISS for a second International Docking Adapter, which will allow more commercial spacecraft to dock with the station in the future. Another highl...More..

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NASA's Peggy Whitson Just Set a New Spacewalk Record

Not only is she the oldest woman ever to fly in space , but she'll also have logged the most days in space of any US astronaut by the time she returns to Earth in April. It was Whitson's eighth spacewalk , ...More..

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SpaceX enters history books with successful launch, landing of used rocket

About 10 minutes later, the first stage, or booster, achieved a successful landing on the " Of Course I Still Love You " droneship that was stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. Reusing rockets is essential for co...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

The Case for and Against Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT)

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of AMAT . Pacad Investment Ltd decreased Applied Matls Inc (AMAT) stake by 60.36% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The business earned $3.28 ...More..

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Israel set to approve first new settlement in 20 years

The move will effectively cut Israel's total annual UN payment to $3.7 million after its original $11.7 million payment was halved last December following the UN Security Council's adoption of Resolution 2334 ...More..

Badger caught on camera burying cow carcass in world first
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Badger caught on camera burying cow carcass in world first

Seven dead cows were hauled to Utah's Grassy Mountains past year so researchers could study scavenger life. "This is a substantial behavior that wasn't at all known about". The badger used its hind legs to cove...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

SpaceX has successfully landed a recycled rocket

U.S. spaceflight company SpaceX has today successfully reused a Falcon 9 rocket first stage as part of a satellite launch. Speaking at a post-flight press conference, SpaceX founder Elon Musk expressed hi...More..

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U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks Sunita Williams' spacewalking record

It was her eighth spacewalk - the most of any female astronaut . "During the spacewalk , one of the shields was inadvertently lost", NASA said in a statement. The rest of the spacewalk , which clocke...More..

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Space blanket floats away during historic spacewalk

Both spacewalkers then worked to install four protective shields over Tranquility's outboard port where PMA-3 had been attached. Whitson radioed in, 'You guys came up with a fantastic plan - on short notice...More..

Verizon partners up with Evie to put spyware on its Android…
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Verizon partners up with Evie to put spyware on its Android…

The Electronic Frontier Foundation published a blog post Thursday warning Android phone owners that AppFlash could lead to being targeted with more intrusive ads and installing vulnerabilities in their smar...More..

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Here Is The New Samsung Gear VR In Action

But as we know, things can change rather quickly. The traditional physical home button has also been removed from the front face of the new Samsung phones in favor of a screen-integrated, pressure-sensitive con...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Things You Missed From Samsung's Galaxy S8 Event

This is 100mAh less than the S7 edge has. The S8 features Samsung's new artificial intelligence service, Bixby , with functions including a voice-commanded assistant system similar to Apple's Siri. The t...More..

White House pair filled Nunes in
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

White House pair filled Nunes in

The story began in a Capitol Hill hallway last week, where Nunes held a short-notice press conference and revealed that he had been given access to classified intelligence reports that, he said , "clearly show...More..

Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in two decades
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in two decades

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said the organisation condemns the move, which he believes "threatens peace and undermines the two-state solution", and spoke of his "disappointment and alarm" at the new...More..

SpaceX Successfully Reuses Rocket
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

SpaceX Successfully Reuses Rocket

Thursday's launch marked a huge step toward that goal. The Falcon 9 booster, which previously flew in April 2016, lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center at 6:27 p.m. Musk wrote on Twitter Thursday night t...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Emmanuel Macron's French presidency bid gathers pace, minister backs campaign

Conservative candidate Fillon, whose campaign has been mired in a corruption scandal involving an allegedly fictitious political job he gave to his wife, championed quotas on newcomers that " do not affect asyl...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Just Shattered A Spacewalking Record

Ms. Williams had previously made seven spacewalks totalling 50 hours and 40 minutes, and held the record for most spacewalks by a woman and most spacewalk time for a woman. Jeff Williams now holds the recor...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

SpaceX launches satellite with partly used rocket

The Falcon 9 booster, which previously flew in April 2016, lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center at 6:27 p.m. EDT (2227GMT) to put a communications satellite into orbit for Luxembourg-based SES SA. This la...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Shielding drifts away during record-breaking spacewalk

On Thursday, NASA announced she had set yet another record during her third tour of duty on the International Space Station - taking the most spacewalks by a female astronaut . Whitson earned a doctorate in bi...More..