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NASA says saturnal moon may harbor life

One form of chemical energy has been noted as being able to feed life, which appears to exist on Saturn's moon called Enceladus. The Cassini spacecraft discovered hydrogen molecules in water plumes rising from the the stripe fractures in Enceladus' icy surface.

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Endangered right whales deliver fewest births in 17 years

Despite the recent sighting, the center clarified that the North Atlantic right whales are still critically endangered. They were excited about the finding on Sunday, with the large group of right whales which also included four calves. Right whales normally give birth once in three years or so. "It's really the combination of all the pieces of information that make it more alarming", Hamilton said.

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NASA Scientists Discover Nearby Ocean Worlds That Could Mean Life Beyond Earth

The presence of hydrogen could also indicate the presence of microbes, which could use it to obtain energy by combining it with the carbon-di-oxide dissolved in the water. NASA's Cassini spacecraft said the icy, ocean-covered body possesses ample amounts of hydrogen gas. The presence of phosphorus and sulphur in the ocean of the moon is yet to be shown by the spacecraft.

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Samsung Galaxy S8: Why Most Folks Won't Buy It

The biggest design change evident in the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is something Samsung calls the "Infinity Display" that creates a curved-edge and almost bezel-free screen. The company says Galaxy S8 pushes the boundaries of traditional smartphones with its seamless hardware design and a variety of new service offerings.

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Cassini finds ingredient for life at Saturn's moon Enceladus

Saturn's icy moon Enceladus is looking more and more like a habitable world. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has detected hydrogen molecules in the geysers shooting off the moon Enceladus, possibly the result of deep-sea chemical reactions between water and rock that could spark microbial life.

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Sprint HTC One M9 Nougat Update Rolling Out

The latest update will just be available for the mentioned phones but soon all compatible models will receive the new Nougat operating systems along with a few new features and improvements from Samsung. While that might be great news for those users, the Samsung Galaxy S7 are not too happy about the announcement. But in addition, the S Pen has also been enhanced.

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Apple Gets OK to Test Self-Driving Cars in California

The company has always been rumored to be working on a mysterious "Project Titan" connected to vehicles, but has never confirmed that. As it stands now, there's reason to believe that Apple's auto plans are in flux. However, the company is continuing to explore many areas where automation is the key component. Most major auto manufacturers and many technology groups are now developing autonomous vehicles, considered to be the future of the automobile, along with electric power, with first ...

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NASA Says Moon Orbiting Saturn Might Be Habitable

Molecular hydrogen was detected in the ice plumes erupting from the moon's surface in October 2015 when Cassini passed through the plumes, skimming just 49 kilometers (30 miles) above the moon's surface collecting samples. The space agency presented its findings in a paper, which was published on April 13 in the journal Science . The spacecraft will duck through the gap between Saturn and its rings 22 times before spiraling out of control and vaporizing in the sky above Saturn this September.

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Galaxy S8's Bixby could be the biggest fail yet for Samsung

The company has refused to comment on why the voice command has been delayed. It seems Samsung is not having the start it wished for with the new flagship device Galaxy S8. Samsung will also enable the new Home panel and the ability to set reminders via Bixby . When the Galaxy S8 was announced, Samsung had warned Bixby wouldn't support all languages immediately, but no reason why was provided.

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Microsoft Patches Windows Exploits Shadow Brokers Allegedly Stole From NSA

EastNets is a Dubai-based firm that oversees payments in the global SWIFT transaction system for dozens of client banks and other firms, particularly in the Middle East. "Other than reporters, no individual or organization has contacted us in relation to the materials released by Shadow Brokers", the company said.

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Maxine Waters: "Bill O'Reilly Needs To Go To Jail"

The New York Times reported last week that the cable news giant and O'Reilly had paid five women a total of $ 13 million in the cases spanning 15 years, in exchange for their silence and agreement not to pursue litigation against Fox News, a favourite among conservatives.

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Bixby delay will see Galaxy S8 ship without Samsung's voice assistant

Samsung is planning to delay the launch of the English-language version of Bixby , reports The Wall Street Journal , due to performance issues discovered over the course of the last few weeks. Also coming at launch is the Bixby Home feed as well as Bixby Reminder. Owners will have to wait till spring 2017 to take Bixby Voice for a spin.

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 won't have the Bixby voice assistant until this spring

A number of users have been reporting various problems that their phones are facing after the Android Nougat OS update. Samsung will then have to deal with the AI's more existential problems, namely convincing app developers to lend their support and expanding onto other devices, in the future.

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BMW, Mercedes, Hyundai Pull Ads From 'The O'Reilly Factor' Amid Scandal

O'Reilly was masturbating". Bill O'Reilly's salary is a reported $18 million annual from Fox News. Last year, Fox News CEO and Chairman Roger Ailes left the top-rated cable news network after former anchor Gretchen Carlson filed a sexual harassment suit again him.

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Saturn's Moon Enceladus Could Have Conditions for Life

This discovery changed how we thought about how life can cope on our planet and elsewhere in the Solar System. Molecular hydrogen was detected in the ice plumes erupting from the moon's surface in October 2015 when Cassini passed through the plumes, skimming just 49 kilometers (30 miles) above the moon's surface collecting samples.

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The Tax March: Locals protest for the president to release tax returns

Police said 15 people were arrested, with more expected, according to ABC News . President Trump is the first President since Richard Nixon to not release his tax returns. Joe Dinkin, spokesman for the Working Families Party, one of the groups organizing the marches, said ongoing investigations into the Trump campaign's connections with Russian Federation underscore the need to disclose his returns.

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Moto Z2 Force 360-degree video leak

On the camera front, all three have a 2 MP sensor with a front-facing flash, but the Moto C has a 5 MP sensor on the back while the Moto C Plus steps that up to 8 MP (the 3G Moto C has fixed focus and the 4G version has auto-focus). The camera sits above the 16-pin connector which is used for attaching the growing range of Moto Mod accessories which include options such as power packs, improved cameras and more.

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Hacked files suggest NSA penetrated SWIFT, Mideast banks

Microsoft researchers were working till late on Friday and addressed the issue for systems running Windows 7 and later, Tech Crunch reported on Sunday. It was possible that the local messaging systems of some SWIFT client banks had been breached, SWIFT said in a statement , which did not specifically mention the NSA.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 proves to be more popular than S7

The Samsung refuse to spoke the reason why the voice assistant feature was being delayed. " Bixby Voice will be available in the USA on the Galaxy S8 later this spring ". launch in June, so it's unlikely the feature will make its way to United Kingdom any time soon. The company also said that it has experienced " double-digit growth " (10 percent and more ) in preorder numbers for the Galaxy S8 compared to previous year for the two weeks that the pre-orders have been live.

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Galaxy S8 Plus Prototypes With Dual Camera Setup Leak Online

This incorporation would then make the Samsung Galaxy S8 the first ever phone to tap into the said network speed, which is as high as 300 megabits per second, almost 18 times better compared to average speeds posted by T-Mobile and Verizon's recent performance in an OpenSignal test.

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DeeDee could be the Newest Dwarf Planet in our Solar System

It was first noticed by researchers at Chile's Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory as part of the Dark Energy Survey previous year. " Planets have cleared the path around the sun while dwarf planets tend to orbit in zones of similar objects that can cross their path around the sun", NASA explains on its website.

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Saturn's Moon 'Enceladus' Can Host Alien Life — NASA Announcement

For life to persist on any planet, it needs three vital energy sources: liquid water, right chemical ingredients (hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, carbon, and phosphorus), and an energy source for metabolism. Cassini also looked into the plume composition during its flybys. From these observations scientists have determined that almost 98 percent of the gas in the plume is water, about 1 percent is hydrogen and the rest is a mixture of other molecules, including carbon dioxide, methane and ...

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NSA penetrated SWIFT banking network in Middle East: Hackers

Security researchers are now exploring the files trying to determine the capabilities of the alleged exploits, already dubbed by Edward Snowden the NSA's "Top Secret arsenal of digital weapons". Microsoft triaged a large release of exploits made publicly available by Shadow Brokers. SWIFT said in a statement that the allegations involve only its service bureaus and not its own network.

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Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest-Selling System In Nintendo History

In the same announcement, Nintendo announced they sold 1.3 million copies of Zelda . Although pricing for the rumored Switch Mini wasn't shared, the Citigroup analysts did predict that it could sell 6.7 million units in the twelve months through March 2019 - the ending of Nintendo's FY2018.

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Life on Saturn's Moon?

Could life exist out there, in our solar system? "This is a very significant finding because the hydrogen could be a potential source of chemical energy for any microbes that might be in Enceladus ocean", NASA Cassini project scientist Linda Spilker said.

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Apple Self-Driving Car Project is Alive

The California-based tech giant is expected to focus on software systems, letting partners manufacture vehicles, but would understandably want to be able to test its navigation technology in cars. Apple has received California DMV permit for testing self-driving vehicles in California. Similar research is being carried out by other automakers including Ford, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota, and by other groups including Uber and Google parent Alphabet.

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United Airlines won't use police to remove overbooked passengers - CEO

United CEO Oscar Munoz sat down with Good Morning America for his first interview since a man was violently dragged off a United flight Sunday. Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has distanced itself from a viral social media image that trolled United Airlines for forcibly removing a passenger from an overbooked flight.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 without Bixby Voice will launch on April 21

The Android 7.0 Nougat update brings a wide range of new features to the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and the update is around 1.44 GB in size. At launch, the company had said that people would be able to do things like edit or rotate a photo and play a video by simply using their voice.

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NewsFix in Space: NASA announces possible life on another planet

The findings were presented in papers published by researchers with NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn and work on the Hubble Space Telescope. For life to persist on any planet, it needs three vital energy sources: liquid water, right chemical ingredients (hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, carbon, and phosphorus), and an energy source for metabolism.

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Samsung's Bixby Works On Galaxy S7, Older Devices Running Android 7.0 Nougat

Or Cortana or Alexa. Bixby will have a female voices, but like Siri will be able to be changed to a male voice. By knowing your location, habits, and time of day, she should be able to give you help in many different situations. It has a tall, sleek screen that looks very similar to the Samsung flagship (sans the curved edges, of course), and its internals, while slightly less stellar than the Galaxy S8's updated specs, are still very formidable.

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Apple gets permit to test autonomous cars in California

If Apple were to start testing autonomous vehicles in California, it would be joining several other companies who have conducted similar testing in the state. Besides, it's one thing to test self-driving software in a lab and a completely different thing to test it out on the open road where driving conditions and the behavior of other drivers and pedestrians can be wholly unpredictable.

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Thousands flock to traditional Easter procession in German town

Christians believe Jesus was mocked publicly and crucified on a solemn Friday two thousand years ago. Join Emmanuel Boose and me on "Changing Your Community" broadcast on Urban Family Talk Radio for this week's Easter broadcast HERE.

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Trump tax return rallies held in Colorado

They say demonstrators left Berkeley's Martin Luther King Jr. They said it even contradicts some of the main promises President Trump made during his campaign. The Manhattan march was one of about 150 protests taking place in cities across the United States. Rosie Doherty Baldasano, a 94-year-old former nurse, joined the protest outside San Jose City Hall on Saturday demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns .

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Apple granted self-driving test permit Featured

A spokesman for CA DMV told Business Insider , "Today, April 14, 2017, California Department of Motor Vehicles issued Apple Inc.an autonomous vehicle test permit". This will also include investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation, and with these stepping stones already in place, it is more than possible that a self-driving vehicle could be rolled out in the foreseeable future.

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Samsung Galaxy S6Android Nougat 7.0 Update Started Rolling Out

The Microsoft Edition will have features that make it easier to install and use Microsoft apps such as Outlook and Cortana. Now, it appears facial recognition wasn't ready either. A quick search on the Wi-Fi Alliance website reveals a certified Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus that carries model number SM-G955U1. 64 GB internal storage in Galaxy S8 sounds much better than 32 GB in S7.


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