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Science North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest tests
Author: 0 North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest tests

It said that the second missile appears to have blown up immediately and that none posed threat to the USA territory of Guam, which the North had previously warned it would fire missiles toward. The joint chiefs said the missiles might have been part of a military training exercise. "They kicked off the war rehearsal under the pretext of resolutely "countering" the "provocation by the north", a statement said.

Science PLAYERUNKNOWN'S Battlegrounds Has Reached An Unbelievable Milestone
Author: 0 PLAYERUNKNOWN'S Battlegrounds Has Reached An Unbelievable Milestone

This also gives Battlegrounds the second highest amount of concurrent users of all time, going head of CS: GO which peaked at 850,484 in April, 2016. Unfortunately, it still has a long way to go to holding the overall record. The game has now sold more than eight million copies which is quite something.

Science AMD Vega Graphics Cards Supply Constraint May Continue to October
Author: 0 AMD Vega Graphics Cards Supply Constraint May Continue to October

If you've been looking for a Radeon RX Vega card at retail but came up short, understand that you're not alone. We all know that there has been greater demand for AMD RX Vega 64 than there has been supply for. It is being pointed by some sources that retailers are to blame for the higher prices but retailers aren't getting a quantity big enough to support demand and AMD hasn't shipped out enough RX Vega cards which means that not only is there a huge shortage but the units that are available ...

Science Disappointed you missed totality? Oklahomans can catch the next eclipse in 2024
Author: 0 Disappointed you missed totality? Oklahomans can catch the next eclipse in 2024

The first solar eclipse to be visible across the entire United States since 2018 - and the first to be visible in NY in almost 40 years - had some calling it the biggest celestial event of 2017. The eclipse began between 1:10 and 1:15 p.m. with the maximum point reached at 2:35 p.m. Sunglasses won't work. Certified eclipse glasses or hand-held viewers are a must for direct viewing.

Science Solar eclipse in 2024 might be even better for some Canadians
Author: 0 Solar eclipse in 2024 might be even better for some Canadians

Of course many of us also wanted to capture the event with our camera, but without a special eclipse filter to protect the camera's image sensor, that would cause serious damage - just like to the eyes. The total solar eclipse on July 9, 1945 crossed over Canada and northwest United States. The next one over North America will be on April 8, 2024 then again on April 12, 2026.

Science Microsoft discontinues the sales of Xbox One in the United States
Author: 0 Microsoft discontinues the sales of Xbox One in the United States

Microsoft believes that the Xbox One X will present a stronger challenge to the PlayStation 4, amid predictions that it " won't sell so well ". Otherwise, there are no other listings. Microsoft marketing manager Aaron Greenberg recently spoke to GameReactor and said that the company was very much involved in talks with Sony on this matter.

Science Not considering removal of Khattar: BJP
Author: 0 Not considering removal of Khattar: BJP

As many as 36 of these centres have also been seized by the state administration. Earlier, Punjab and Haryana High Court slammed the Haryana Chief Minister over poor security measures saying that the government let the state burn for political gains.

Science Jio Phone Bookings Paused After 'Millions' Pre-Book a Unit
Author: 0 Jio Phone Bookings Paused After 'Millions' Pre-Book a Unit

Reliance Retail started pre-booking of JioPhone though its stores, franchisees, Jio website and application against refundable deposit of Rs 500. The Jio website says "We will inform you when the pre-booking resumes". The company had earlier said it aims to deliver 5 million units of the handset each week, but the demand expected to be high so there is no surety on when the deliveries would be made.

Author: 0 15 photos from the breathtaking solar eclipse gathering at Oregon Eclipse

A newly released composite photo of the total solar eclipse shows the entire celestial event as it unfolded over OR, revealing different phases of the eclipse as the moon blotted out the sun's light. The 2045 eclipse, however, will have a wider path of totality, move farther south, and transpire for an estimated time of six long minutes. The August 21 total solar eclipse was a sight to behold as certain areas of the USA were especially bright late in the morning or early in the ...

Science Google Pixel 2 Design Rumors Pick Up As Launch Date Nears
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 Design Rumors Pick Up As Launch Date Nears

Google is reportedly preparing itself to launch the next set of Pixel smartphones, tentatively called Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 . It's not like the Google Pixel 2 will be blowing the Galaxy Note 8 out of the water or anything. Mac4Ever said the September 12 launch had been confirmed by several mobile service operators, which typically need ample time to prepare to pre-sell and market new devices.

Science DJI Spark Mandatory Firmware Update Released For Safety, Don't Panic
Author: 0 DJI Spark Mandatory Firmware Update Released For Safety, Don't Panic

The drone maker said it had warned owners about the deadline so they could avoid having their craft grounded. The issue with the Spark, which appears to have stemmed from the drone's battery management system and power supply, was not particularly widespread, as DJI said only a "small number" of owners were experiencing the mid-flight malfunctions.

Science Now Yakuza 2 Is Getting A HD Remake
Author: 0 Now Yakuza 2 Is Getting A HD Remake

According to its description, it will be a remake of Yakuza 2 host on the Yakuza 6 engine exclusively for the PS4. Accidently published on the Taiwanese PlayStation Store , Yakuza Kiwami 2 has been leaked. Yakuza 0 started the year off with a bang on PlayStation 4, and now Yakuza Kiwami is adding another solid Yakuza title to the PlayStation 4 lineup.

Science Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth enter quarterfinals
Author: 0 Sindhu, Saina, Srikanth enter quarterfinals

The first game was an easy one for Son Wan while the second was a tough fight till the end. Saina, seeded 12th, registered a morale-boosting 21-19, 21-15 win over South Korean second seed Sung ji Hyun to reach her seventh straight quarter-final at the World Badminton Championships.

Science Former Valve Writer Shares Half-Life 2: Episode 3 Would-Be Story
Author: 0 Former Valve Writer Shares Half-Life 2: Episode 3 Would-Be Story

By this point, most people have given up on the idea that we'll ever see Half-Life 3, the long awaited follow-up to 2007's Half-Life 2: Episode 2 , but a new plot posted online by longtime series writer has given us a tantalising glimpse of what its story might have been.

Science Janet Yellen to speak at Jackson Hole Symposium
Author: 0 Janet Yellen to speak at Jackson Hole Symposium

The index is pointing to a second successive quarter of quarterly growth of 0.6 percent. The dollar index , which tracks the U.S. currency against a basket of six other major currencies, gained 0.08 per cent to 93.22 after falling 0.4 per cent on Wednesday.

Author: 0 All Monster Hunter World DLC Will Be Free

Speaking with Polygon at Gamescom 2017 , producer Ryozo Tsujimoto confirmed that Monster Hunter World DLC will be free like it always has been in the franchise saying "We will continue to release free quests as we always have".

Science SpaceX to Send Supercomputer into Space
Author: 0 SpaceX to Send Supercomputer into Space

The launch is part of a year-long experiment by NASA and Hewlett Packard to determine whether what is basically an off-the-shelf high-performance computer can survive the rigors of space for a full year. The further they travel from home the longer the lag or delay of transmission will be, which could be risky or even deadly if astronauts are met with mission critical scenarios they cannot solve themselves.

Science Upcoming Motorola Moto X gets FCC certified
Author: 0 Upcoming Motorola Moto X gets FCC certified

However, its soon arrival can not be ruled out as the device has just got certified by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. The FCC certification has revealed the entire specifications of the Motorola Moto X4 . The Moto X4 is expected to measure 148.35x73.4x7.99mm and weigh 163 grams. Color options are Sterling Blue, Gold and Super Black, and the handset will be priced at 350 Euro (which is equivalent to $413 USD).

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set to be launched in Kenya in October

The dual-SIM smartphone has the fingerprint scanner placed right under the home button below the display. "There are some reasons why we can reduce the battery capacity". The media has been talking only about Samsung ever since the highly anticipated Galaxy S8 flagship was launched. Galaxy Note 7 was recalled globally thanks to its faulty batteries that caused issues such as over-heating, catching fire and even exploding.

Science U11 Android Oreo update release time line revealed
Author: 0 U11 Android Oreo update release time line revealed

HTC is the second major Android OEM to confirm its Android Oreo update plans. The tweet reads, "We're excited to bring Android 8.0 to the HTC U11, U Ultra , & 10, beginning with U11 in Q4". via a livestream from New York City. After announcing the list of Android Oreo update eligible devices, HTC has revealed the release time-line of Google mobile OS v8.0's for its flagship phone.

Science Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu talks about secret service he set up
Author: 0 Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu talks about secret service he set up

Kanu, who is leading IPOB on agitations for secession and consequently, the sovereign state of Biafra, said Nigerians should not to be afraid of the internal operations of the group. This engagement is a continuous process that will lead us to find a lasting solution to whatever grievances that necessitated the agitations in Nigeria".

Science PVH Corp. (PVH) held by 56 SEC 13F Filers
Author: 0 PVH Corp. (PVH) held by 56 SEC 13F Filers

However, management expects currency woes, along with a volatile retail scenario to remain deterrents in fiscal 2017. Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. The owner of the Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands posted revenue of $2.07 billion in the period, also surpassing Street forecasts. PVH said it earned $120 million, or $1.52 a share, in the quarter, compared with $91 million in the prior-year quarter.

Science USA sanctions to bring NK back to negotiation table
Author: 0 USA sanctions to bring NK back to negotiation table

But Pyongyang Wednesday disclosed significant technological advances and ambitious plans to further improve its missile capabilities. US President Donald Trump said North Korea is "starting to respect" the US, during a campaign-style rally in Phoenix, stressing the effectiveness of his aggressive rhetoric against the hermit state.