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Science Indian Su-30 MKI fires 2.5 ton BrahMos supersonic cruise missile
Author: 0 Indian Su-30 MKI fires 2.5 ton BrahMos supersonic cruise missile

It was believed that Brahmos is one of the heaviest missiles in the world to be integrated. The success of the test firing is a big step for Indian defence as it could help Indian Air Force conduct surgical strikes easily. The IAF has signed a contract for the delivery of air-launched BrahMos cruise missiles from January 2018. Unlike a ballistic missile that mostly flies straight from the launch to the target, a cruise missile can be guided.

Science Microsoft confirms Surface Book 2's power problem
Author: 0 Microsoft confirms Surface Book 2's power problem

The statement from Microsoft also states that the power management design will not allow the battery to drain entirely, which The Verge points out means the GPU at least will be throttled down as needed. However, in some cases, the device's battery may not be able to keep up. The processor alone draws 25 watts in high-power mode, and will even burst to 35 watts.

Science Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM) Q3 Earnings Beat The Street; Forecast Mixed
Author: 0 Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM) Q3 Earnings Beat The Street; Forecast Mixed

Bank of the Ozarks' holdings in Salesforce.com were worth $1,096,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in CRM . Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW) analysts on average have given a price target of $115.2 on EW stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $93.38, for a total value of $92,632.96.

Science Xiaomi launches
Author: 0 Xiaomi launches "Made in India" Powerbanks

When it came to release their newest iteration of the very popular power bank they chose to double down on their promises. A couple of days ago, the Xiaomi India head had shared a quick teaser hinting at something the company will be launching soon, and that it will have an India context.

Science Google Lens in Assistant now rolling out to Pixel phones
Author: 0 Google Lens in Assistant now rolling out to Pixel phones

The feature was previously only available in Google Photos , which required taking a photo, going to the Photos app and then getting additional information about the photo using Google Lens. You can also do things like scan a painting to learn more about the artist. When you bring up Google Assistant, you'll now see a Lens icon near the bottom right of your screen.

Science Belgian Authorities Calls Loot Boxes Gambling, Wants Them Banned
Author: 0 Belgian Authorities Calls Loot Boxes Gambling, Wants Them Banned

This information comes to us from the Belgian site VTM News , but PC Gamer has translated the article for English speaking audiences to read. They looked into it and announced today that they do see purchasing loot boxes as a form of gambling and wants to see them gone from Europe.

Science Toyota's T-HR3 robot mimics your hand, arm and foot movements
Author: 0 Toyota's T-HR3 robot mimics your hand, arm and foot movements

The MMS generates a pulse to the humanoid robot's 29 servo modules , which includes ten fingers, causing it to move in the direction you move. The T-HR3 has been built as a test platform for designing " friendly and helpful robots" that will work alongside humans, helping in the home, on building sites, working in disaster zones, in medical establishments and perhaps even making their way to outer space.

Science Watch The Street Fighter V
Author: 0 Watch The Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will introduce these new moves, along with Arcade Mode and Extra Battle Mode. Based on the information in the listing, each character will now have two v-triggers. These include new abilities and new mix-up combos for the characters. Additionally, Street Fighter V Arcade Edition will come with a brand new character.

Science Google has Been Tracking Android Device Location Even With Location Services Disabled
Author: 0 Google has Been Tracking Android Device Location Even With Location Services Disabled

The addresses are sent to the system the Menlo Park based search company uses to manage push notifications and messages. The company says the data was never stored on its servers. Google can still collect location data even if a SIM card isn't installed in the phone, and there is no known way to opt out of the collection. No matter which Android device you own, your location was likely being tracked.

Science Xiaomi launches cheapest variant of Mi Note 3
Author: 0 Xiaomi launches cheapest variant of Mi Note 3

Now, the company has unveiled the cheaper variant with 4GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage for Rs. Rs. 19,550. While the company has launched a cheaper variant, the company recently reduced the prices of the other variants of the Mi Note 3 smartphone.

Science Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Phone Gets Official Support Page
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Phone Gets Official Support Page

A Samsung device with the designation SM-G960F appeared on Geekbench, and it is widely believed that the smartphone in question is the global version of the Galaxy S9 . LetsGoDigital reported Monday that the latest clue to an upcoming launch date comes from Samsung itself who has added a support page for the Galaxy X on its South Korean site.

Science We got a good look at the interstellar asteroid and it's weird
Author: 0 We got a good look at the interstellar asteroid and it's weird

The International Astronomical Union , which is responsible for cataloging the names of space objects, also gave the asteroid its very first "I" for "interstellar" designation, which shifts its formal name from A/2017 U1 (with the "A" standing for "asteroid") to "1I/2017 U1".

Science Universal Children's Day 2017 observed across the world
Author: 0 Universal Children's Day 2017 observed across the world

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund Pacific Representative Sheldon Yett said because of geographical locations, the Pacific kicked off the global celebrations in many countries and over a number of days. Thirty years after that, 20th November also marked the date when the UN General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. "Never before have we had so many partners in government, media and NGOs come together to celebrate a day for children, with ...

Science Honor V10 Specifications Tipped by TENAA Certification Site Listing
Author: 0 Honor V10 Specifications Tipped by TENAA Certification Site Listing

Honor 7X has a Full HD+ 2160 x 1080 resolution, equaling 408 pixels-per-inch. It is expected to come with EMUI 8 which debuted on the Mate 10 phones alongside an Android Oreo out-of-the-box as the EMUI is based on Android Oreo. By the looks of it, Honor intends to bring bezel-less phones that target both the budget and mid-range segments with the 7X and V10, respectively. The expected price of the smartphone is around CNY 2,999 (around Rs 30,000) which should make it an ideal competitor to ...

Science Flake: GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore
Author: 0 Flake: GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore

Moore has no plans to drop out of his bid for Alabama's open Senate seat. He has come under fire for a number of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, but has refused to leave the race . Flake's comments on Friday may not have been intended for public consumption, but the Republican has made himself a highly visible Trump adversary in the past.

Science Scientists predict upsurge in earthquakes
Author: 0 Scientists predict upsurge in earthquakes

United States geoscientists consider it very likely that in 2018, or perhaps in the next few years, there will be a significant increase in the number of strong earthquakes around the world. Their prediction is based on the periodic slowdown in Earth's speed of rotation around its axis, which minimizes daylight. More than 400 people were killed in the quake and thousands have been injured.

Science This is what Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 may look like
Author: 0 This is what Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 may look like

This has led to speculation that the release date of the S9 may be pushed forward, even though the smartphone has previously been linked with its usual unveiling at the World Mobile Congress. 28% of teenagers chose the Galaxy S8 while 35% of them said that they wanted to receive iPhone X and iPhone 8 on Christmas. Xiaomi has managed to produce some of the best budget smartphones we've seen this year and I hope they'll be ...

Science Argentina unsure if signals came from missing submarine
Author: 0 Argentina unsure if signals came from missing submarine

Its last contact with the navy command was on Wednesday morning. U.S. satellite company, Iridium Communications, which was brought in to help find the vessel, said the signals did not come from the sub and may have come from other satellite equipment.

Science Android 8.0 update is now available for OnePlus 3 and 3T phones
Author: 0 Android 8.0 update is now available for OnePlus 3 and 3T phones

At the event, OnePlus had confirmed a timeline for the open beta testing of Android Oreo on its new phones. However, all the features which OnePlus has fitted under OxygenOS 5.0 were already there in the latest Open Beta update. Until then, device owners can check for updates manually by going to Settings About Phone System Updates check for the new firmware. When will OnePlus 5 and the OnePlus 5T get Android Oreo OxygenOS 5.0 update? OnePlus is one of the smartphone brands that ...

Science Cyberpunk 2077 dev promises
Author: 0 Cyberpunk 2077 dev promises "no bullshit" with its game

In the midst of drama surrounding Star Wars Battlefront 2's microtransactions , coming off the back of similar criticisms of Forza 7 and National Basketball Association 2K18 (among others), fans of single-player games were alarmed to hear CD Projekt CEO Adam Kiciński say Cyberpunk 2077 would have online elements.

Science Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot is now so agile it can do backflips
Author: 0 Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot is now so agile it can do backflips

Thursday's footage came just three days after the company sent shockwaves through the tech world with the release of a 24-second teaser video featuring its stylish new dog-like robot, SpotMini, which can climb stairs, handle objects and operate outdoors or in an office.

Science See 20 years of Earth's season changes in under a minute
Author: 0 See 20 years of Earth's season changes in under a minute

The polar ice caps can be seen expanding and shrinking with the alternating seasons. Meanwhile, the changing colours of the ocean show undersea life thriving - or dying. This algae bloom is evident by a line of bright green. Most of the data is gleaned from NASA's SeaWiFS (Sea-Viewing Wide Field-of-View Sensor) satellite, which continuously monitored algae blooms on surface of the planet's oceans, as well as information supplied by the space agency's Terra, Aqua and Suomi NPP weather ...

Science NASA's third attempt held the launch of JPSS-1
Author: 0 NASA's third attempt held the launch of JPSS-1

The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1) lifted off on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on California's central coast. Delta II rocket with NOAA's JPSS-1 satellite early Saturday morning after three previous launch attempts had been scrubbed . Officials have said the mission, including launch and satellite costs, add up to $1.6 billion.