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Science North Korean Ice Hockey Players Arrive in South for Unified Olympics Team
Author: 0 North Korean Ice Hockey Players Arrive in South for Unified Olympics Team

But debate on military options has lost some momentum in recent weeks after North and South Korea resumed talks ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the South . North Korea , which has no oil reserves, needs to import fuel to keep its struggling economy functioning. The statement came following a meeting in Pyongyang by representatives from the DPRK government, political parties, and organizations, aimed at implementing the task of national reunification called for by ...

Science Ancient jawbone suggests humans left Africa 50000 years earlier
Author: 0 Ancient jawbone suggests humans left Africa 50000 years earlier

The shape of the jaw and the nasal floor look distinctly human, and so do the shape and arrangement of the teeth. Mina Weinstein-Evron of the University of Haifa's Zinman Institute of Archeology, who discovered the ancient adult upper jawbone at one of the prehistoric cave sites in the area.

Science Plastics linked to disease in coral
Author: 0 Plastics linked to disease in coral

They believe the rubbish attracts microorganisms which can carry disease. When coral reefs come in contact with plastic trash in the ocean, their risk of becoming diseased skyrockets, said an global study out Thursday. "This is associated with the globally devastating group of coral diseases known as white syndromes ". Finally, plastic debris overtopping corals can block out light and create low-oxygen conditions that favour the growth of microorganisms linked to black band disease.

Science Apple expands its self-driving vehicle fleet
Author: 0 Apple expands its self-driving vehicle fleet

Apple hasn't announced any specific product plans associated with all of its self driving auto testing, but CEO Tim Cook has publicly discussed interest in autonomous system research at Apple with vehicles being one use case for the tech.

Science Samsung's Galaxy S9 phone will be unveiled at MWC in February
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S9 phone will be unveiled at MWC in February

And the selfie camera also looks to get big improvements. Samsung's Unpacked event will start at 6 p.m. CET on Sunday, Feb 25. There may also be a Samsung Exynos-based unit that's sold outside the US. While the Galaxy S9 colors don't necessarily need to include anything wild in order to be exciting, it would be nice to see an option that shakes up the current lineup at least a little bit.

Science Google's next big Chrome update will make internet browsing less annoying
Author: 0 Google's next big Chrome update will make internet browsing less annoying

A lot of sites auto-play videos that follow the user up and down the webpage until the video is paused or closed out. Similarly, there is the improved pop-up blocker to prevent websites with links that appear as clickable video playback buttons and site controls or transparent overlays that all force open new tabs and windows on your browser.

Science Xbox's Free Games With Gold Lineup For February 2018
Author: 0 Xbox's Free Games With Gold Lineup For February 2018

Shadow Warrior , the reboot of the 90s first-person shooter and Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India are the two Xbox One titles in the group; while the two auto games, Split/Second and Crazy Taxi , are the Xbox 360 offerings. Wow, there's been a lot of Xbox news this week. Then starting on February 16 and lasting through March 15, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India will be available to download for free on Xbox One .

Science Indie hit 'Dead Cells' is coming to consoles this year
Author: 0 Indie hit 'Dead Cells' is coming to consoles this year

Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, Castlevania-inspired action-platformer, allowing you to explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle... assuming you're able to fight your way past its keepers. "We'll be at Pax East next April, so come say hi!" Be sure to check back here for more on Dead Cells . If you were hoping the game would make it over to consoles, that's indeed happening.

Science Two Astronauts, Two Cosmonauts Prepping for Spacewalks Next Week
Author: 0 Two Astronauts, Two Cosmonauts Prepping for Spacewalks Next Week

While it is true that budget related proposals from the administration will first have to go through Congress for approval after thorough scrutiny, just the announcement of such an intent to withdraw support for the only science lab outside the planet could have a ripple effect, notes the report.

Author: 0 Vijaya Bank Q3 net tanks 65.45% to Rs 79.56 crore

For the nine months period ended December 2018, Pfizer's sales declined by 8.1 per cent to Rs. 1,460 crore from Rs. 1,589 crore in the corresponding period of past year. The bank's gross non-performing assets (NPAs) improved marginally to 6.17 per cent as against 6.98 per cent in the same quarter last fiscal. Shares of Biocon today dropped over 4 per cent as the company has reported a 46.35 per cent dip in consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2017.

Science Mi 6X hands-on photos leaked ahead of its launch
Author: 0 Mi 6X hands-on photos leaked ahead of its launch

The new images also seemingly confirm the Mi 6X will support the trendy 18:9 aspect ratio display. This vertical camera alignment in the rear is quite similar to the most popular iPhone X's camera hump. The phone is also rumoured to be powered by the company's own Surge S2 chipset. We can expect the brand to announce the Xiaomi Mi 6X and flagship Mi 7 at the event.

Science Hyundai Santa Fe successor coming next month
Author: 0 Hyundai Santa Fe successor coming next month

The teaser depicts a 3-row model, though it's a safe bet Hyundai is also planning another generation of the 2-row Santa Fe Sport. Hyundai's styling has been growing more assertive as of late, but the family-minded Santa Fe will nearly certainly avoid the audacious look of the brand's new Kona subcompact CUV and Nexo fuel-cell vehicle in favor of something more mainstream.

Science Population Of 'World's Rarest Fish' Doubles After Discovery Off Australia's Coast
Author: 0 Population Of 'World's Rarest Fish' Doubles After Discovery Off Australia's Coast

Off the east coast of the island of Tasmania , Australia, a very unusual fish is found - a fish that uses its fins not to swim but to push itself along the seafloor, nearly like walking on its hands. Previously, it was estimated that only 20-40 Red Handfishes are only present. Stuart-Smith explains: "We've already learned a lot from finding this second population because their habitat isn't identical to that of the first population, so we can take some heart from knowing red handfish are ...

Science The Super Blue Blood Moon
Author: 0 The Super Blue Blood Moon

While the entire USA will get a partial view of the moon that day, NASA researchers say sky watchers in Alaska, California, and Hawaii will get the best look at the Super Blue Blood Moon. And the blood moon happens when the moon appears rust colour during a lunar eclipse. It will begin at 6:08 a.m. It is reported that about 85 lunar eclipses will take place during the 21st century and Taiwan will have the privilege to witness 63 of them.

Science Nintendo Is Shutting Down 'Miitomo' This Spring
Author: 0 Nintendo Is Shutting Down 'Miitomo' This Spring

They have now announced that the service will close this May, but have already stopped selling Miitomo coins, the in-game currency. No reason was provided for Miitomo's demise, but the official notice does include an apology to those who enjoyed the game.

Science Sky's NOW TV Smart Stick Costs Just £14.99
Author: 0 Sky's NOW TV Smart Stick Costs Just £14.99

The big takeaway? The Now TV Smart Stick only costs £14.99, officially making it the cheapest streaming stick in the United Kingdom by quite a way, beating off the rival £39.99 Amazon Fire TV Stick by a whole £25. Users can download content into their smartphones from a kids pass from "this spring", with entertainment and cinema passes following. Finally, it's also been announced that you'll soon be able to subscribe to a contract-free Now TV broadband package, without bundling it with ...

Science DuckDuckGo upgrades apps to block hidden ad trackers
Author: 0 DuckDuckGo upgrades apps to block hidden ad trackers

Search Privately - You share your most personal information with your search engine, like your financial, medical, and political questions. The app and extension are available for Firefox , Safari , Chrome , iOS , and Android . DuckDuckGo's privacy features work seamlessly in the background for those using the extension or mobile app. So, a Grade D website will end up a Grade B - you'll rarely see A's, because "hardly any website out there truly prioritizes your privacy".

Science Facebook blasted for simple two-question news trust survey
Author: 0 Facebook blasted for simple two-question news trust survey

But Mosseri tweeted that the survey was created to recognize news outlets with broad recognition and trust among its users . According to a report published by Telegraph , the survey carries two questions, i.e., " Do you recognize the following websites ", and " How much do you trust each of these domains ".

Science Nintendo Announces End of Support for Miitomo Smartphone App
Author: 0 Nintendo Announces End of Support for Miitomo Smartphone App

Until the app closes it will continue to offer daily login bonuses of coins and game tickets, and users can continue to play Miitomo Drop and use the Miitomo shop . You will no longer be able to use items you've obtained in the app, such as clothing items, wallpapers, or posters. Finally, although you will be able to transfer Mii characters to your Nintendo Account by linking it to Miitomo , their personality and other info will not be saved.

Science What made Idea Cellular post Rs 1284.5 crore loss in Q3?
Author: 0 What made Idea Cellular post Rs 1284.5 crore loss in Q3?

The company attributed its loss to the reduction of mobile termination charge in the industry from 14 paisa to 6 paisa per minute by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. Idea shares were also under pressure amid earnings disappointment. "Idea too has been impacted by the continued price wars and its revenues will continue to dip further", said Sanjiv Bhasin, executive VP, markets and corporate affairs, at brokerage IIFL.

Science Invesco LTD Position In Intel Corp (INTC) Was Upped
Author: 0 Invesco LTD Position In Intel Corp (INTC) Was Upped

The stock decreased 1.69% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $45.28. About 14.17M shares traded. For the Current month, 2 analysts have assigned this stock as Buy where 0 assigned Outperform, 0 analysts believe it's a Hold, 0 said Underperform and only 0 assigned Sell rating.