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Facebook aims to crush Snapchat with augmented reality

The new Facebook platform is launching in closed beta, and "it's going to take a while for this to develop", Zuckerberg said. Zuckerberg envisions the marriage of augmented reality and Facebook's camera feature enabling people to make even mundane chores, like doing the dishes, look entertaining with digital effects. [Full Article...]

Space station supply ship at launch pad honours John Glenn

Mission Description: Orbital ATK developed the Cygnus advanced maneuvering spacecraft to perform ISS cargo delivery missions under the Commercial Resupply Service (CRS) contract with NASA. Weather conditions were flawless for the launch, and NASA broadcast the event on its NASA TV media channel . The Atlas V OA-7 launch was the sixth major launch operation for the Eastern Range this y... [Full Article...]

Suspect in Vanessa Marcotte killing to appear in court Tuesday

Suspect in Vanessa Marcotte killing to appear in court Tuesday Early Jr. said of trooper Robert Parr, who was working an unrelated detail in Worcester in mid-March when he noticed a man matching the suspect description driving a dark SUV and quickly wrote the license plate number on his hand. Investigators were able to recover DNA on her hands, which was sent for DNA testing. Prosecutors said Marcotte left her mother's home on Brooks Station Road for a walk... [Full Article...]

NASA providing 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch

NASA providing 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch Glenn was selected as a Mercury astronaut in April 1959 and became the first American to orbit the Earth in his Friendship 7 capsule on February 20, 1962. It should arrive at the station on April 22, after the scheduled docking Thursday of a Russian Soyuz spaceship carrying cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and American astronaut Jack Fischer . [Full Article...]

Alaska BP Well Spews Oil for 3 Days Before Blow-Out Contained

A BP PLC well on Alaska's North Slope is no longer leaking crude oil or natural gas following a crude spray over the weekend, Bloomberg reported. It is still unclear, how much oil has spilled. BP has previously seen a leak in the Alaska area as well. On Friday, employees of BP Exploration Alaska discovered an uncontrolled gas leak in an oil and gas well on Alaska's North Slope, near the comm... [Full Article...]

NASA Scientists Discover Nearby Ocean Worlds That Could Mean Life Beyond Earth

The researchers' findings, published in the journal Science , indicate the presence of hydrogen gas on the 310-mile wide moon of Enceladus. But scientists suspect there is phosphorus and sulfur present considering that Enceladus' rocky core is thought to be chemically similar to meteorites that contain the two elements. [Full Article...]

Samsung profits up 48% despite Note 7 fire troubles

As per a report , Analysts claims that Samsung must have generated about $1.8 billion worth of profit in Q1 2017 after incurring a hefty loss of $5.3 billion a year ago due to the Galaxy Note 7. Not only is this huge for Samsung, but it's also more than analysts expected them to bring in. For the unfamiliar, the sales of Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ will not be accounted in the Q1 profit results as... [Full Article...]

Space station supply ship at launch pad honors John Glenn

Space station supply ship at launch pad honors John Glenn NASA , United Launch Alliance and Orbital ATK are teaming up to take you virtually to the base of the rocket during launch. The Cygnus spacecraft , named after former US astronaut John Glenn, took off atop a United Launch Alliance ( ULA ) Atlas V rocket at 11:11 a.m. [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg to transform Facebook New Camera to depict reality

The more filters and AR experiences Facebook has on its platform, the stickier the overall experience gets - and Facebook doesn't have to do all the heavy lifting and development work on its own . This year Facebook plans to unveil what exactly it has in store for its users. The event is hosted by the Facebook for Developers page . But Facebook is not the first company to recognise t... [Full Article...]

Nokia 6 Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA Update Being Rolled Out

Nokia 6 Android 7.1.1 Nougat OTA Update Being Rolled Out The firmware OTA (over-the-air) update also enhances power saving and background management, supports 4G/3G dual sim dual standby, and with Google security patch for the month of April. This update makes Nokia 6 one of the few smartphones that now run Android 7.1.1. When Is Nokia 6 Releasing In the United States? HMD had previously announced that it intends to launch the Nokia 6 phone gl... [Full Article...]

New Samsung Galaxy 'security risk' flagged up by experts

New Samsung Galaxy 'security risk' flagged up by experts We were told to hope for the launch of foldable smartphones in the 3rd quarter so we expected foldable displays to be showcased by Samsung to more OEMs at the MWC. No other Samsung device running Nougat managed to run except for S7 and S7 edge. South Korea's budget mobile carriers, CJ HelloVision's mobile carrier brand Hello Mobile and SK Telink Co., also plan to receive preorders for the ... [Full Article...]

Drilling Down Into Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. Also, SVP Forrest Eugene Norrod sold 62,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 7th. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which ... [Full Article...]

Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen

Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on Tuesday for discussions on the Yemen war with Saudi leaders. Russia and Saudi Arabia will launch joint projects worth $3 billion by the end of the year, speaker of Russia's Federation Council said on Monday, according to a media report . [Full Article...]

Trump on protests demanding he release his taxes: 'The election is over'

Trump on protests demanding he release his taxes: 'The election is over' First though, Trump wished everyone a happy Easter . As a candidate and as president, Trump has steadfastly refused to release his tax returns, citing an ongoing audit by the Internal Revenue Service. ALLEN: After spending the morning at his golf club, the president's motorcade took a circuitous route back to Mar-a-Lago, one that seemed aimed at avoiding protesters. [Full Article...]

Police find weapons in Facebook Killer suspect Steve Stephens' home

Police find weapons in Facebook Killer suspect Steve Stephens' home However, Philadelphia police said Monday afternoon that "there is no indication that the subject is at that location or anywhere in the city of Philadelphia". "I know, Steve, that you have a relationship with some of our clergy in north-east Ohio". "I'm glad that my parents taught us to love people and to forgive even when they do us wrong. [Full Article...]

Canada glacier melt rerouted in rare case of 'river piracy'

Canada glacier melt rerouted in rare case of 'river piracy' The researchers dubbed the reorganisation an act of "rapid river piracy ", saying that such events had often occurred in the Earth's geologic past, but never before, to their knowledge, as a sudden present-day event. It is important to underscore the scale of the changes this represents: The Kaskawulsh glacier is about 5km wide at its front, or "toe". Kluane Lake isseen at the top of the 2016 i... [Full Article...]

Whoa, Baby! April's Newborn Giraffe Calf Measures 5 Feet, 9 Inches Tall

Whoa, Baby! April's Newborn Giraffe Calf Measures 5 Feet, 9 Inches Tall Its mother's every move has been broadcast over recent months. The zoo said the newborn was expected to weigh around 150 pounds and stand about 6 feet tall. April the giraffe has finally given birth to a son and people couldn't contain their excitement as they watched them live. The privately owned zoo began livestreaming from April's enclosure in February and people around the world have been t... [Full Article...]

NASA finds conditions for life on Saturn's moon

David Clements, astrophysicist at Imperial College London, said: 'This discovery does not mean that life exists on Enceladus, but it is a step on the way to that result'. According to a report from Phys Org , scientists from the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) discovered hydrogen erupting from the surface of Enceladus. [Full Article...]

NASA believes Saturn's moon could support alien life

NASA on Thursday confirmed the discovery of hydrogen on Enceladus, one of Saturn's moons, a circumstance that could mean there are living organisms there. A tremendous ocean swirls under the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus , and now, NASA scientists say its waters may possess life-sustaining features previously seen only on Earth. [Full Article...]

Search for Steve Stephens goes national as officials offer $50000 reward

Search for Steve Stephens goes national as officials offer $50000 reward Stephens allegedly shot Godwin on Sunday afternoon while broadcasting live on Facebook. This story has been corrected to show the name of the victim is Robert Godwin Sr., not Goodwin. Stephens worked for Beech Brook , a behavioral health agency that helps children, according to The New York Times . Chief Williams said there are security measures in place for the Cavs game to ensure publi... [Full Article...]


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