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Science After Smartphones, Apple all set to rule global wearables market
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Llamas says Apple can thank the rise of the smartwatch for its position at the top. As demand for wearable electronics continues to grow, Apple has taken a decisive lead away from rivals Fitbit and Xiaomi , IDC reports today. IDC noted that the company continued its transformation in the quarter with broader distribution and promotion of its Ionic smartwatch and continued application development for its Fitbit OS platform.

Science Jackie Shroff chooses Tiger over rumoured girlfriend Disha; clueless about her films?
Author: 0 Jackie Shroff chooses Tiger over rumoured girlfriend Disha; clueless about her films?

Baaghi 2 , produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and directed by Ahmed Khan hits the screens on 30 March. Ironically, Disha is also reportedly dating Tiger and is quite close to his mother and sister. Adding more about the experience of shooting the song, Khan said, "I wanted Tiger and Disha to give us the typical hero-heroine expressions and this amused them in the beginning but two days into the song they got into the groove and even contributed with their own expressions and fun elements to the ...

Science GMC shows off 2019 Sierra with carbon-fibre bed, two-piece tailgate
Author: 0 GMC shows off 2019 Sierra with carbon-fibre bed, two-piece tailgate

Setting itself apart from other models, this Sierra is redefining the look for premium-pickup. "Denali itself has average transaction prices higher than Mercedes, Jaguar, BMW, all the luxury brands, so if it was a standalone luxury brand, Denali would command higher prices and bring in a lot more money so that's the brand we have in sight at GMC ", Reuss said, highlighting the average transaction price of nearly $57,000.

Science GitHub hit with largest ever DDoS attack
Author: 0 GitHub hit with largest ever DDoS attack

Fortunately for GitHub , which emerged from the attack relatively unscathed, the company was able to seek help from Akamai within 10 minutes of the attack. The most obvious thing that should be done is for organizations to not expose their memcached services to the public internet. This procedure involves hackers spoofing the victim's IP address and repeatedly sending UDP requests to memcached servers .

Science Microsoft releases Intel's Spectre and Meltdown microcode via Update Catalog
Author: 0 Microsoft releases Intel's Spectre and Meltdown microcode via Update Catalog

Meltdown and Spectre Variant 1 can be addressed with software updates, however, Spectre Variant 2 requires microcode patches. Most devices should receive this class of updates directly from their device manufacturer. Nearly every Broadwell and Haswell entry shows that updated firmware has reached "Production" status, which indicates that Intel has completed all the necessary validation steps and is now authorizing its partners and customers to apply the new firmware.

Science Sony's latest flagships Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact coming this March
Author: 0 Sony's latest flagships Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact coming this March

No release date and price has been set for the Xperia XZ2 although Sony will release those details soon for the United Kingdom and Indian markets. Along with XZ2, The company has also announced its compact variant called Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. The XZ2 sticks with 64GB of internal storage, but has a huge perk with the ability to add cheap microSD storage to expand upon that tally.

Science This asteroid will pass closer than the moon on Friday
Author: 0 This asteroid will pass closer than the moon on Friday

The Asteroid Watch Widget tracks asteroids and comets that will make relatively close approaches to Earth. The Virtual Telescope Project and Tenagra Observatories will show the passing live using the 16-inch robotic telescope available at Arizona's Tenagra Observatories.

Science New Moon birth theory
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It is through theoretical modeling researchers found California and Harvard universities and has proposed a new version of the formation of the moon. (The usual model cited today for planet formation suggests core accretion through gas molecules and dust particles sticking to each other.) At the time, however, Lock and Stewart hinted that synestias could also be useful in explaining the moon's formation - especially because Earth's moon is so similar in composition to our planet.

Science Major storm to bring feet of snow to California mountains
Author: 0 Major storm to bring feet of snow to California mountains

Meanwhile predictions of widespread showers across the southern end of the state early Friday are raising concern about flash flooding near wildfire burn scars. People can not be forced to leave their homes under a mandatory evacuation order, but authorities said they should not be expected to be rescued while the storm event is occurring.

Science PlayStation's Detroit: Become Human Release Date Announced
Author: 0 PlayStation's Detroit: Become Human Release Date Announced

In a dystopian vision of our near future, Detroit is the story of three androids, three machines created to obey, who start to feel emotions. Just like in Heavy Rain , where people followed Ethan Mars, Madison Paige, Norman Jayden and Scott Shelby's stories and saw how they may have impacted one another and intertwined, it seems the Androids Connor, Kara and Markus could all eventually interact with one another.

Science NOAA Weather Satellite Sent Into Space by United Launch Alliance
Author: 0 NOAA Weather Satellite Sent Into Space by United Launch Alliance

In addition to improving weather forecasts, GOES-17 will help forecasters locate and track wildfires - invaluable information that emergency response teams need to fight fires and evacuate people out of harm's way. According to NASA , the new GOES-West will cover the area between New Zealand and North America thereby providing seamless and high-definition images, videos and data of the weather conditions.

Science Military drafted in after new red weather warnings
Author: 0 Military drafted in after new red weather warnings

Air travelers across the continent face delays and cancellations, while police in some parts of the United Kingdom are warning people not to leave their homes unless necessary. Snow storms from Siberia blasted Britain and Ireland on Thursday trapping hundreds of motorists on roads overnight in Scotland. The warning was issued at 11pm on Wednesday, February 28.

Science New Overwatch hero looks like one of our heroes, says Paladins maker
Author: 0 New Overwatch hero looks like one of our heroes, says Paladins maker

The early indication from Overwatch players is that Brigitte could be a particularly disruptive force. Brigitte is available for PC players to test out on Overwatch's public test region and will be become available for all to take into battle on PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One at a later date as part of a free update.

Science Federal Bureau of Investigation helping Slovakia over slaying of journalist
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation helping Slovakia over slaying of journalist

Europol, in its last report on Italian organised crime in 2013, said "The 'Ndrangheta is among the richest, most threatening, and most powerful organised crime groups at a global level". These men have links with senior officials, including people close to the prime minister, Kuciak had alleged in his article. The Slovak government risks losing power, as global interest mounts into allegations of organised crime and European Union fraud.

Science Met office predicts scorching summer in North India
Author: 0 Met office predicts scorching summer in North India

The IMD's climate summary in January said that 2017 was the "fourth warmest year on record since 1901". Met officials have warned that temperatures in many places in the north, west and center can increase from the normal by over 1 degree Celsius.

Science Google Hangouts Chat will be available for all G Suite users
Author: 0 Google Hangouts Chat will be available for all G Suite users

But, Meet was made available to public and Chat went into an invite-only preview. However now it is being made widely available. "With dedicated, virtual rooms to house projects over time-plus threaded conversations-Chat makes it simple to track progress and follow up tasks", Johnston added.

Science Assessing Amazon's (AMZN) Competitive Strategy With Doorbell Startup Ring
Author: 0 Assessing Amazon's (AMZN) Competitive Strategy With Doorbell Startup Ring

Acquiring the companies such as Ring and Blink, advocates that Amazon is planning some ambitious steps that could complete through healthy partnership. The emerging technology offers benefits to the Amazon Prime members while addressing the ongoing challenges. Amazon and Ring did not immediately return Business Insider's request for comment.

Science 4 future Android phones expected to have iPhone X notch
Author: 0 4 future Android phones expected to have iPhone X notch

Giving the Asus ZenFone 5Z the top-end tag is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC in addition to the 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage . Powering up the device is an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ot an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 mobile platform.

Science Team Korea for Paralympics to Arrive in Pyeongchang Saturday
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But we'll be able to meet our target if athletes and members of the delegation get the best out of ourselves". "We are less than two weeks away now from the Games, and we are excited and ready to get started". Which Team USA athletes are competing at the 2018 Paralympics? Following behind is Alberta with 10, British Columbia with nine, Quebec with seven, Manitoba with three, Saskatchewan with three, and Prince Edward Island with two.

Science SanDisk outs world's fastest microSD card in the 400GB SanDisk Extreme
Author: 0 SanDisk outs world's fastest microSD card in the 400GB SanDisk Extreme

The brand new Android flagships coming out of the Mobile World Congress will have plenty of built-in storage, but if 64GB doesn't cut it for you, then you're probably looking around for microSD solutions as we speak. In anticipation of the next generation of high-performance mobile computing requirements, implementing PCIe technology will deliver the ability to read data files faster than today's platform.

Science Weinstein Company plans 'orderly bankruptcy' in wake of sex assault scandal
Author: 0 Weinstein Company plans 'orderly bankruptcy' in wake of sex assault scandal

But in October 2017, Harvey Weinstein was sacked from the company he founded with his brother, after multiple news outlets published allegations of decades of sexual abuse. The Weinstein Company said in a letter that they will seek an "orderly bankruptcy process" amid tense settlement negotiations with New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman , a report said Sunday.

Science Rob Gronkowski Seriously Considered Retirement During Training Camp
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski Seriously Considered Retirement During Training Camp

For The Win are saying that his tweet was in response to a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , who suggested that the tight end is expected to return in 2018. David Ortiz doesn't want to see the star tight end hang up his cleats either. Gronkowski has taken some tough hits throughout his career, including a concussion during the playoffs last season, which was also another reported reason to him thinking about retirement.

Science This Is Not the End of the World for Fitbit Inc Stock
Author: 0 This Is Not the End of the World for Fitbit Inc Stock

Fitbit reported a net loss of US$4.7mln, or 2 cents a share, in the quarter following a net loss of US$125mln, or 56 cents a share, in 2016. The pros were modeling a breakeven on $588.1 million in sales. For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $1.63 Billion compared to low analyst estimates of $1.62 Billion and high estimates of $1.65 Billion according to the prediction of 11 analysts.