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by | December 12, 2017 | 17:25

The annual Geminid meteor shower is usually an exercise in futility for stargazers in Western Washington, where clear nights in December are about as common as Sasquatch sightings. Ingram urges would-be meteor watchers to get as far away from city lights as possible. Then, give your eyes some time to adjust to the dark and start scanning the skies.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:20

These apps are based on the appsperiments program that is aimed at rendering a better mobile photography experience. The Google Phone app for Android devices has a new update that will be very useful to global travelers. The application automatically select interesting frames from the video , lays them out and applies one of the six available styles. Selfissimo! shoots selfies automatically, taking a black and white photo each time you pose .

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:22

The directive says that "the moon is of interest to worldwide partners and is within reach of America's private space industry". The event will coincide with the 45th anniversary of the last crewed mission to land on the moon. The recommendations were made by the National Space Council , which had earlier been shut down but was re-established in June on Trump's orders. George H.W.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:30

Midfielder Victor Guzman headed in a cross by Jonathan Urretaviscaya after 112 minutes against the Moroccans, who were left with 10 men after Brahim Nakach was sent off following a second yellow card in the 69th minute at Zayed Sports City Stadium.

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:56

The smart speaker is launching today via Walmart and Google's official online storefront , as well as Best Buy and Verizon , Google confirmed to PCMag. It sports dual 4.5-inch woofers and dual 0.7-inch custom tweeters, and is claimed to be more than 20 times more powerful than the existing Google Home.

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:46

The most interesting part of this update is that Google Maps will alert you when you are getting close to your bus stop. The new addition can be found when you do the usual search for your transit directions in the app. This update would come in the Google Maps application and would most significantly appear on the Android lock screen . The new feature, first reported by TechCrunch , is going to be particularly useful in case the user falls asleep while travelling, which is a ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:44

A new arcade mode includes paths themed after Street Fighter 1-4. At the end of last night's Capcom Cup, the Japanese publisher revealed what's in store for season 3 of Street Fighter V . Following Sakura, Blanka, new character Falke, Cody, new character G and Sagat will join the roster. A couple of new faces are also coming including Falke, one of Bison's Dolls, and the mysterious steampunk looking, top hat wearing G.

by | December 11, 2017 | 17:39

Galaxy S9's iris scanner will have an improved camera lens and functions to make it better to recognize the eyes of users. The sensor on the Samsung Galaxy S9 will be something similar to that of the Samsung's recently launched Samsung W2018 .

by | December 11, 2017 | 14:29

The best thing about this year's Geminids is the moon, or lack thereof, which will be only roughly 14 per cent illuminated on the night of December 13, meaning there won't be any significant bright light to drown out the fainter meteors. Every year, in December, our planet Earth crosses the orbital path of an object called 3200 Phaethon , a mysterious body that is sometimes referred to as a rock comet and parent to the Geminid meteors we see on Earth.

by | December 11, 2017 | 12:26

The panel had found "several irregularities" including protocol not being followed during the treatment of the girl. "We have received a 49-page complaint from the health department. Moreover, officials said notices have been issued to the blood bank and the pharmacy, and the hospital has been given 15 days to respond to these. However, the condition was unfulfilled by the hospital as per the MoU signed between Haryana government and hospital's authorities, reported India Today.

by | December 10, 2017 | 13:02

Pantone hopes the blue and red, the colors used to designate America's liberal and conservative politics, can become a more harmonious purple. According to the announcement of this year's Color of the Year , Pantone wrote, "Inventive and imaginative, Ultra Violet lights the way to what is yet to come".

by | December 10, 2017 | 12:46

What she didn't expect was to end up in the emergency room with a crescent shape blocking the center of her vision . After grabbing what she believed to be eclipse glasses and donning the glasses, she stared the sun down for a good 15 to 20 seconds.

by | December 10, 2017 | 12:08

Shigenaga Tomioka, 56, is suspected of having attacked his 58-year-old sister Nagako Tomioka, the chief priest of the Tomioka Hachimangu shrine, the Metropolitan Police Department said. A samurai sword covered in blood was found at the scene of the ambush. However, he was sacked in 2001 and their father returned to the position as main priest, installing his daughter Nagako Tomioka as the second-ranked in the shrine.

by | December 10, 2017 | 07:51

Schiff told me - as he also told reporters late Wednesday - that Trump Jr.'s lawyer asked for some time to study whether they will ultimately comply with investigators' request for more detail about the call. "There is no attorney client privilege that protects discussion between father and son", Schiff noted. Recently unearthed emails , found by congressional investigators, are the first indication that there was any follow up after Trump Jr and others from Trump's inner circle met ...

by | December 10, 2017 | 04:26

In a dry habitat with no snow or ice to be seen, the stoic creature can be seen collapsing on its hind legs trying to find food in empty oil drums. The clip was recorded after he and a series of filmmakers from the conservation group Sea Legacy arrived in the Baffin Islands during summer, and came across the devastating sight.

by | December 10, 2017 | 03:09

Icm Asset Management Inc acquired 94,060 shares as Microsoft Corp. The Signature Financial Management Inc holds 17,475 shares with $1.20M value, up from 12,341 last quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, June 19 by Morgan Stanley. Cohen Lawrence B has 4.11% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 93,313 shares.

by | December 10, 2017 | 02:05

Overall, the Prime Video layout is relatively decent, although some users are experiencing issues with 5.1 surround sound and only getting 2.1 audio. Come March and music lovers will hopefully be treated to YouTube's music streaming service, Remix. According to Bloomberg , YouTube has already signed a contract with Warner Music Group and is in a talk with Sony Music Entertainment, Merlin, and Universal Music Group, and some other group of independent labels.

by | December 09, 2017 | 11:31

If the stock price is unchanged its weighted alpha will be smaller. The firm declared 0.59% change to end the trade at $23.84, with the overall traded capacity of 5.2 Million shares. Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. Also, the accuracy of the PEG ratio depends on the inputs used. Volatility is simply a measure of the predictable daily price range-the range in which a day trader operates.

by | December 09, 2017 | 10:26

It is the first time the Heat allowed over 100 points in at least five straight games since December 6-12, 2016 and if happens again Saturday it would be the first time they allowed triple digits in six straight games since December 1-13, 2009.

by | December 09, 2017 | 10:24

That, plus the strong Santa Ana winds have combined to create ideal conditions for devastating wildfires. Despite being caused by meteors, shooting stars are still lovely, and they're even more intriguing when seen from the International Space Station .

by | December 09, 2017 | 05:46

The police later got a search warrant for Walker's home and ended up recovering some of Kelly's missing items. The woman reportedly told police that "everything was gone". "Many televisions. Furnishings. We're talking about couches, chairs, tables", he said. Fifty-year-old Alfonso Walter is facing burglary and theft charges, according to Buzzfeed News .

by | December 09, 2017 | 05:16

The game was revealed at The Game Awards earlier today with the following trailer. If everything goes according to plan, it'll launch on PC sometime in 2019, and we might get it on consoles as well, although they want to prioritise PC for the time being.

by | December 09, 2017 | 05:03

As if the news of Bayonetta 1 and Bayonetta 2 for the Switch wasn't enough, Nintendo dropped another bomb during The Game Awards . Will you be buying Bayonetta 3? The Japanese gaming giant also gave us a short teaser of the game during The Game Awards, which shows off the main protagonist flaunting her iconic dual-wielding pistols, shooting some round of bullets into the distance.

by | December 09, 2017 | 04:40

Once specifically devoted to music recognition, Shazam now accepts audio and visual clips to identify songs, movies, and television shows. Sources say the companies will announce the acquisition on Monday, December 11. Shazam Entertainment Limited was founded in 1999, with the service operating initially through SMS. It's uncertain what Apple plans to do with Shazam.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:31

At the time of writing, shares were trading -6.05% away from the 20-days simple moving average and 2.31% away from the 200-days simple moving average. Therefore 79% are positive. Activision Blizzard, Inc . has a twelve month low of $35.86 and a twelve month high of $67.03. $60.28's average target is -1.63% below currents $61.28 stock price.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:05

He was sacked on Thursday. Brown, who joined the organization as an executive VP and general counsel in January 2013, was promoted three years later, after the organization fired general manager Ray Farmer and head coach Mike Pettine. It will now be interesting to see if Dorsey indeed winds up being hired to replace Brown in Cleveland and if he has any issues with Jackson remaining the team's heads coach.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:45

Dynamic weather will use your phone's information to accurately read the weather in your area. Trainers can look forward to finding Mudkip splashing when it rains, Cacnea basking in the sun, and Snorunt huddling together in the snow. The newly added Pokemon creatures hail from the Hoenn region and were included in the past Pokemon games, Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire . In an interview with IGN , Niantic global product marketing lead Archit Bhargava explained that Pokemon trading is ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:20

Ubisoft said it is delaying the release dates of two of its more popular games. "As expected, this had a very positive impact on the game's quality and largely participated to its commercial success", Burgess-Quémard said. "Ambitious" is a pretty good word to describe Far Cry 5 . Players will battle against a violent, anti-government religious sect in the United States.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:16

The company explained that it chose to shutter apps from the Chrome browser simply because not a lot of people were actually using them. Chrome Remote Desktop has been a handy tool over the past few years and now, it's being brought to the web for easier access .

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:13

The newly detected quasar , designated as J1342+0928, existed during a fundamental shift in the nature of the early universe when it was moving from its "dark ages", with no light emitted, into a time of luminosity, as gravity condensed matter into the very first stars.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:10

Subaru had four vehicles earn the IIHS "Top Pick Plus" safety designation. Forty-seven vehicles made the institute's second tier Top Safety Pick for 2018 after it added a requirement for good or acceptable headlights to qualify - down from 50 a year ago.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:08

Nissan, together with DeNA , unveiled the Easy Ride mobility service in Japan that will be launched in Yokohama in March 2018 to test robotaxis. The project combines Nissan's Intelligent Mobility technology, which ensures the robot auto navigates roads safely, with DeNA's experience in developing and operating self-driving mobility services using its experience in artificial intelligence and the internet.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:04

There's more raiding of the tombs in Lara Croft's future - both on film and in video games. The next Tomb Raider game is set to be revealed at a "major event" in 2018. If you put together the first letter of each sentence (not line) then it spells out "shadow". But we very much doubt it. There have been rumors for some time that a new Tomb Raider is in development; however, Square Enix had not commented on it.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:55

The move follows a similar move parent company Facebook made back in 2014 where they separated its built-in messaging service into what's now Messenger . If you don't live in those countries, you may have to wait a while for Direct to be available to you - but that doesn't mean you can't get excited about the more than likely inevitable global release (I hope!) by learning more about it.

by | December 07, 2017 | 07:17

Scientists combed the skies with the European Southern Observatory's planet-hunting HARPS device in Chile . While combing through their data, researchers discovered that K2-18b was situated right next to yet another super-earth, a newly discovered exoplanet named K2-18b that scientists believe is also roughly the same mass as Earth.