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Self-taught scientist blasts off in home made rocket

Self-taught scientist blasts off in home made rocket The launch was originally scheduled for November but it was scrapped several times due to logistical issues with the Bureau of Land Management and mechanical problems. He wants to build a 'Rockoon, ' a rocket that is carried into the atmosphere by a gas-filled balloon, then separated from the balloon and lit. "Do I believe the Earth is shaped like a Frisbee?" "Do I know for sure? No". [Full Article...]

MSD Students Organize 'March For Our Lives Event on Saturday

MSD Students Organize 'March For Our Lives Event on Saturday Warner is also indicating he's had a change of heart after previously voting against a ban on certain high-capacity magazines and semi-automatic weapons. They rallied in streets across the nation for the March for Our Lives in powerful ways. "Fight for your lives before it's someone else's job", she told the crowd. [Full Article...]

Sun & clouds today; scattered snow showers early Sunday; big warm-up next week

Sun & clouds today; scattered snow showers early Sunday; big warm-up next week We are watching a few very light rain showers that have moved into our western counties this morning . Tuesday brings more of the same, but temperatures are a touch higher. WEDNESDAY: Mild, chance late shower. There will also be a northeast wind however helping to keep high temperatures a few degrees below normal in the upper 40s. [Full Article...]

Facebook scooped up Android call and text metadata (with consent)

Facebook scooped up Android call and text metadata (with consent) He used the social network's option to download a copy of its archive of his data, finding that there was roughly two years of call history from his Android phone, with metadata including contact names, phone numbers, and the length of calls made and received. [Full Article...]

Watchdog eyes evidence seized in social media misuse investigation

Watchdog eyes evidence seized in social media misuse investigation Facebook came under fire this week after it was revealed that data from more than 50-million Facebook users was used by Cambridge Analytica to help Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. The footage also showed Nix saying Cambridge Analytica played a major role in securing Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 USA presidential election. "The Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology... [Full Article...]

You Can Now Have Admin Privileges In A Messenger Group Chat

You Can Now Have Admin Privileges In A Messenger Group Chat But again, depending on admin privileges set for a particular group chat, new members may or may not need to be approved first. The major change this brings now is that anyone who wants to join a group on Messenger will have to await approval from the administrator of that group. [Full Article...]

'Happy Birthday' sing-along at March for Our Lives protest becomes emotional

'Happy Birthday' sing-along at March for Our Lives protest becomes emotional Students will walk down Pennsylvania Avenue during the March for Our Lives on Saturday alongside pop stars Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato. "We can not "keep America great" if we can not keep America safe", she added, using air quotes to reference President Donald Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again". [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S9 screen develops dead spots

Samsung Galaxy S9 screen develops dead spots Samsung's most recent phones, the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus , don't come with this kind of technology. The latest report comes from Ming-Chi Kuo who holds a decent track for correct predictions focusing mainly on iPhone and Apple. According to the report , Samsung has been working on the technology for years now, but it couldn't make to a mass-market smartphone due to some constraints. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London

United Kingdom data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London Eighteen UK enforcement officers have spent the night searching Cambridge Analytica's London office after the High Court granted a warrant. The ICO said it was "pleased with the decision of the judge". There are claims the information it unlawfully obtained was given to Mr Trump's campaign strategists to provide an insight into the thoughts of American voters, ultimately influencing the electi... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 6: Price, specifications, release date and everything you need to know

OnePlus 6: Price, specifications, release date and everything you need to know The handset may also feature a dual rear camera setup with 16MP and 20MP sensors. We should wait for a couple more months or lesser to see the smartphone in real and confirm the official pricing and hardware details. It could possibly be available in 6GB RAM +128GB storage variant also. The phone's battery capacity will reportedly be bumped up to 3,450mAh, whereas the OnePlus 5T sport... [Full Article...]

Nissan promises 8 new EVs and 1m yearly sales by 2022

Nissan promises 8 new EVs and 1m yearly sales by 2022 Philippe Klein, Nissan's chief planning officer, said: "Our strategy is dedicated to positioning Nissan to lead the automotive, technology and business evolution". Infiniti will get its first electric vehicle in 2021, and about half of the luxury brand's sales will be either full electric or e-Power by 2025, the company said. [Full Article...]

Western Australia volunteers rescue five whales after mass-stranding event

Western Australia volunteers rescue five whales after mass-stranding event A rescue operation was under way to try to direct the survivors to the open sea. Palliative care will be administered where necessary, officials said . Authorities also warned people to stay out of the water, noting that the smell of dead and dying whales could lure sharks to the waters off the beach. [Full Article...]

Rhode Island unemployment rate holds steady at 4.5 percent

Rhode Island unemployment rate holds steady at 4.5 percent Over the year ended in February, the state added 48,700 jobs, with the greatest gains in manufacturing; leisure and hospitality; and government . "San Diego posted exceptional job growth in February", said Lynn Reaser, chief economist at Point Loma Nazarene University's Fermanian Business and Economic Institute. [Full Article...]

Nifty Closes Below the Level of 10000

Nifty Closes Below the Level of 10000 The Nifty Bank index fell 471.10 or 1.95 per cent to close at around eight-month low of 23,670.40 as Axis Bank, PNB, Yes Bank, Canara Bank, ICICI Bank, IDFC Bank, SBI, Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank, Kotak Bank, Federal Bank and IndusInd Bank dropped up to 3.87 per cent. [Full Article...]

'Cobra Kai': 'Karate Kid' Rivalry Renews in New Trailer

'Cobra Kai': 'Karate Kid' Rivalry Renews in New Trailer The franchise hasn't been scared to string the story out - that's for sure - and yet there's something particularly attractive about this spin-off, largely because by the looks of things, this time round we're rooting for the bad guy. Cobra Kai picks up 34 years after the events in The Karate Kid except this time around Johnny is a down on his luck loser while Daniel has become a success by own... [Full Article...]

Apple is trying to make its own displays, report says

Apple is trying to make its own displays, report says Like every year, Apple will be launching its new iPhone models in fall 2018. Currently, the original iPhone X's manufacturing bill of materials (MBOM) supposedly costs Apple $400, minus distribution, marketing and the likes. However, the project was suspended "mid-February and may be eventually terminated". That "award" is really just a prepayment for future component orders, effecti... [Full Article...]

Stockholders approve Tesla CEO pay

Stockholders approve Tesla CEO pay Tesla ( TSLA +3.1%) investors ignored major proxy advisers in easily approving a multibillion-dollar compensation plan for CEO Elon Musk , CNBC reports. Tesla has said in regulatory filings that Musk's award could yield him more than $50 billion if all goals are achieved. "If they got that, they would breathe a sigh of relief", he said. [Full Article...]

Sensex closes 139 points up despite erasing half of intra-day gains

Sensex closes 139 points up despite erasing half of intra-day gains Telecom stocks were the session's biggest gainers, with Bharti Airtel emerging on top in the Sensex pack. The 30-share index was trading 321.26 points or 0.97% higher at 33,318.02, at 10.20 am, with all the sectoral indices in the green. [Full Article...]

Facebook 'being investigated by FTC'

Facebook 'being investigated by FTC' Over 100,000 people subscribe to our newsletter. . CA, which is based in London , denies any wrongdoing. As reported by NME , the London-based data mining and analytics company Cambridge Analytica allegedly harvested data from as many as 50 million Facebook users, which it used for targeted advertising during the 2016 USA presidential campaign. [Full Article...]

Stephen Hawking Cambridge funeral announced

Stephen Hawking Cambridge funeral announced While a date for the thanksgiving ceremony at the Abbey is yet to be decided, the funeral date has been confirmed as March 31. Professor Stephen Hawking died aged 76 on March 14th and the Elite community celebrated his life by touring the 19 stations in the game for five hours last week. [Full Article...]


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